The First World War by year - 1917

Arguably the most important year in World War One as far as military engagements go - can you name the specifics?
This quiz does not cover every event during wartime 1917, only some key aspects
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9th January
The British drive the Ottomans out of Sinai in this battle
Battle of Rafa
11th January
The British initiate the raid of this river in France
The Ancre
1st Febuary
Indecisive as ever, Germany resumes unrestricted warfare with these crafts
23rd February
These forces recpature the city of Kut in the Second Battle of Kut
British Forces
8th March
The British capture this city in modern-day Iraq
15th March
This emperor of Russia abdicates, a provisional government is appointed
Czar Nicholas II
26th March
The British fail to capture this city, in its corresponding battle
Gaza City
2nd April
Australians attack this commune in northern France
6th April
This soon-to-emerge global superpower declares war on Germany
Unites States of America
19th April
Ottoman lines resist a British attack in the second battle for this Middle Eastern city
Gaza City
12th May
This river flowing through Italy sees its 10th battle fought in its area
12th June
King Constantine I abdicates as king from this country
13th June
The first successful heavy bombing raid on London is executed by this revolutionary unmanned bomber
Gotha I.IV.
25th June
The first troops from this country land in France
United States of America
30th June
Greece declares war on these powers
Central Powers
6th July
Arab rebels lead by this British colonel seize the port of Aqaba
Lawrence of Arabia
31st July
This battle begins in Belgium, with over 420,000 total casualites
Battle of Passchendaele
20th August
The Second Offensive Battle of Verdun occurs in this region
28th September
The Battle of Ramadi begins in this geographic region, corresponding today to much of the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East
14th October
This British operation to land amphibiously on the coast of Belgium is cancelled
Operation Hush
26th October
A second battle initiates around this small Belgian village, resulting in over 30,000 casualties
31st October
In the Third Battle of Gaza, the British break through the lines of this belligerent
Ottoman Empire
5th November
The Allies agree to establish a Supreme War Council at this French city
7th November
The October Revolution begins in Russia, these marxists seize power
17th November
The battle for this holy city begins
7th December
The United States declares war on this country
11th December
These forces send troops to the Middle East to aid in the Battle of Jerusalem
British Forces
16th December
Russia signs a preliminary armistice with this country
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