23rd March – Germans use new Storm Trooper assault teams west of St Quentin, taking 16,000 british prisoners.
23rd March – Artillery bombardment at Paris.
21st April – Legendary German ace Manfred Von Richtofen, known as the Red Baron is shot down and killed.
17th July – Russian Tsar and his family shot by Bolsheviks.
8th August – Second battle of Amiens. German resistance is sporadic and thousands surrender.
27th September – The Great British Offensive on the Cambrian front leads to the storming of the Hindenburg Line. Queensferry lost 1 man here.
30th September – British and Allied troops take Damascus, capturing 7,000 prisoners and securing stability in the Middle East.
4th October - Germany asks allies for an armistice.
17th October – The whole of the Channel Coast in the West of Flanders is liberated.
20th October – Germany suspends submarine warfare.
30th October – The Turkish army surrenders to the British in Mesopotamia. Turkey signs an armistice treaty with the allies. Queensferry's Robert Fossett died of pneumonia, here on 24th October just before the armistice was signed.
8th November – Armistice negotiations between allies and Germany begin in Ferdinand Foch's railway carriage H.Q.
21st November – 9 German Battleships, 5 Battle Cruisers, 7 Cruisers and 49 Destroyers arrive at Rosyth to surrender.
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