On This Day - 1 December 1918

Spotlights over Paris Theatre definitions: 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)

Western Front

British Second Army enters Germany between Oudler and Eupen.

American forces enter Germany and occupy Trier (Treves).

Southern Front

Bucharest re-occupied by Romanian and Allied troops.

Naval and Overseas Operations

Eight German submarines surrender at Harwich: total surrendered now 122.

Political, etc.

M. Clemenceau, Marshal Foch, Signor Orlando, and Baron Sonnino arrive in London.

Prince Regent of Serbia approves Yugo-Slav constitution.


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