THE GREAT WAR – SEPTEMBER 1917

THE GREAT WAR – SEPTEMBER 1917

 

Passchendaele

 

22nd to 26th Sept       Battle of Menin Road Ridge

22nd September         Harry Patch wounded at Pilkem Ridge

26th to 27th Sept          Battle of Polygon Wood

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Eastern Front

1st to 3rd Sept              Battle of Jugla

7th September            Russian General Kornilov’s coup fails

Sept to Oct                  Operation Albion

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Other Fronts

12th September         French Alexandre Ribot resigns as Prime Minister

17th September          Zeppelin Staaken ‘Giant’ Heavy bombers join London bombing raids

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The Balkans

3rd September           Romanian Ecaterina Teodoroiu is killed leading her platoon into battle

September                  Flora Sandes needed a further operation to remove embedded shrapnel

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The Caucasus and the Middle East

28th to 29th Sept         Battle of Ramadi

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