THE GREAT WAR – JULY 1917

 

THE GREAT WAR –   JULY  1917

 

3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele)

17th July                           Opening bombardment of the 3rd Battle of Ypres

31st July                            The 3rd Battle of Ypres begins

31st July to 2nd August   Battle of Pilkem Ridge

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Eastern Front

1st to 19th July                  The Kerensky Offensive, the last Russian initiative, failed

1st -2nd July                       Battle of Zborov, the only success of the Kerensky Offensive

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The Balkans

20th July                            Corfu declaration about the future Kingdom of Yugoslavia

22nd to 30th July             Battle of Mârâști

July                                    France returns confiscated naval ships to Greece

July                                    Flora Sandes unwell after returning to trenches in the Serbian army

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The Middle East

2nd to 6th July                   Arab rebels seize the Jordanian port of Aqaba

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Various Campaigns

11th July                           Open letter to King Albert II of Belgium regarding discrimination of the Dutch                                         Language

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