On This Day - 16 June 1918
Western Front comprises the Franco-German-Belgian front and any
military action in Great Britain, Switzerland, Scandinavia and Holland.
Eastern Front comprises the German-Russian, Austro-Russian and
Austro-Romanian fronts. Southern Front comprises the
Austro-Italian and Balkan (including Bulgaro-Romanian) fronts, and
Dardanelles. Asiatic and Egyptian Theatres comprises
Egypt, Tripoli, the Sudan, Asia Minor (including Transcaucasia), Arabia,
Mesopotamia, Syria, Persia, Afghanistan, Turkestan, China, India, etc.
Naval and Overseas Operations comprises operations on the seas
(except where carried out in combination with troops on land) and in
Colonial and Overseas theatres, America, etc. Political, etc.
comprises political and internal events in all countries, including Notes,
speeches, diplomatic, financial, economic and domestic matters.
Source: Chronology of the War (1914-18, London; copyright expired)
Violent fighting on Piave.
Austrians capture ground
south-east of Montello and Capo Sile (north-east of Venice).
British capture Austrian
advance in the hills.
Asiatic and Egyptian
British air raid on El
Kutrani on Hejaz railway (30 miles east of southern end of Dead Sea).
occupied by Germans.
Bulgarian Cabinet (M.
Radoslavov) resigns; M. Malinov becomes Premier: beginning of the end