Yarm Centenary Events
2014 - 2018


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1918 Timeline ______________________________________

Date Event
February 18th Germany resumed her war against Russia after the failure to secure a peace settlement
February 24th Russia accepted Germany’s peace terms.
March 21st Germany broke through in the Somme at the start of its ‘Spring Offensive’. 65 divisions attacked along a 60-mile front. The German Air Service launched a major campaign against the Royal Flying Corps but it failed.
April 9th Germany started an offensive in Flanders
July 15th Second Battle of the Marne started, which saw the collapse of the German army on the Western Front
August 21st The British renewed their offensive on the Somme
August 21st Fourth Battle of Ypres started
October 17th British troops occupied Lille. Belgian troops reoccupied Ostend
November 5th General retreat of German forces along the Meuse started
November 11th Germany signed an armistice with the Allies, which came into force at 11.00. World War One ended.

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