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Collection Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures, 1914 to 1919

1918

  • Jan. 8

    President Wilson's fourteen points.

  • Jan. 20

    Breslau sunk Goeben damaged.

  • Feb. 1

    Germany recognized Ukraine.

  • Feb. 9

    Ukraine peace of Brest-Litovsk.

  • Feb. 18

    German invasion of Russia.

     [Detail] "A Modern Pompeii." New York Tribune, February 17, 1918, 7.
  • Feb. 21

    British capture Jericho.

  • Feb. 24

    Turks recover Trebizond.

  • Feb. 25

    Germans at Reval.

  • March 3

    Russian peace of Brest-Litovsk.

  • March 7

    German peace with Finland.

  • March 11

    Turks recover Erazerum.

  • March 13

    Germans at Odessa.

  • March 14

    Brest-Litovsk treaty ratified at Moscow.

  • March 21

    German offensive in France.

  • March 23

    First long-distance bombardment of Paris.

  • March 24

    Bapaume and Péronne lost.

  • March 28

    General Foch made allied Generalissimo.

  • April 5

    Allied landing at Vladivostok.

  • April 11

    Armentiènes lost.

  • April 13

    Turks occupied Batum.

  • April 22

    Naval raid on Zeebrugge and Ostend.

  • April 24

    Battle for Amiens.

  • April 20

    Kemmel Hill lost.

  • April 27

    Turks occupied Kars.

  • April 30

    Germans at Viborg.

  • May 1

    Germans at Sebastopol.

  • May 7

    Rumanian peace of Bucharest.

  • May 9

    Second raid on Ostend.

  • May 27

    Second German offensive.

  • May 29

    Soissons lost; Rheims held.

  • May 31

    Germans reach Marne.

  • June 1

    Attacks toward Paris held.

  • June 9

    New German assault.

  • June 15

    Austrian offensive in Italy.

  • June 23

    Great Austrian defeat.

  • July 2

    One million Americans are in France.

  • July 15

    Last German offensive. Second Marne battle begun.

  • July 16

    Ex-Czar shot at Ekaterinburg.

  • July 18

    General Foch's counterattack. Victorious Franco-American offensive on the Marne and Aisne.

  • July 20

    Germans recrossed the Marne.

  • Aug. 2

    Soissons recovered.

  • Aug. 8

    British attack at Amiens.

  • Aug. 29

    Bapaume and Noyon regained.

  • Sept. 1

    Péronne recovered.

  • Sept. 2

    Drocourt-Quéant line breached.

  • Sept. 12

    American attack at St. Mihiel.

  • Sept. 15

    Austrian peace note.

  • Sept. 17

    New Macedonian offensive.

  • Sept. 25

    Bulgaria proposed armistice.

  • Sept. 27

    Hindenburg line broken.

  • Sept. 29

    Bulgaria surrendered.

  • Sept. 30

    Fall of Damascus. Chancellor Hertling resigns.

  • Oct. 1

    St. Quentin regained.

  • Oct. 4

    Abdication of King Ferdinand.

  • Oct. 9

    Cambral regained.

  • Oct. 13

    French recovered Laon.

  • Oct. 14

    British troops at Irkutsk.

  • Oct. 15

    British in Homs.

  • Oct. 17

    Ostend, Lille, Douai regained.

  • Oct. 19

    Bruges reoccupied.

  • Oct. 20

    Belgian coast clear.

  • Oct. 25

    Ludendorff resigned.

  • Oct. 26

    Aleppo fell to the Allies.

  • Oct. 27

    Austria sued for peace.

  • Oct. 28

    Italians crossed Plave.

  • Oct. 29

    Serbians reached the Danube.

  • Oct. 30

    Turkey granted armistice.

  • Nov. 1

    Versailles Conference opened.

  • Nov. 2

    British at Valenciennes.

  • Nov. 3

    Austria surrenders. Kiel mutiny.

  • Nov. 4

    Versailles armistice agreement.

  • Nov. 5

    Armistice powers for Marshal Foch. Mr. Wilson's last note to Germany.

  • Nov. 6

    Americans reach Sedan.

  • Nov. 7

    Bavarian Republic proclaimed.

  • Nov. 9

    Foch received German envoys. Abdication of the Kaiser. Chancellor Prince Max resigned. Berlin revolution.

  • Nov. 10

    Kaiser's flight to Holland. British at Mons.

  • Nov. 11

    Armistice terms accepted by Germany.

  • Nov. 28

    Kaiser abdicated.

Excerpted from The War of the Nations: Portfolio of Rotogravure Etchings, 526-27.

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