Here is my latest installment. A lot of overlap with Yuli's, but my sources are different.
British troops move on Palestine from south, with forces under T.E. Lawrence emerging from the desert to take Aqaba.[i] Summer of 1917
The French break the German lines at Verdun on an 11-mile front.[ii] August 20, 1917
The Germans drive the Russians out of the Baltic port of Riga.[iii] September 17, 1917
Two German and two Austro-Hungarian corps under General Otto von Below surprise and route Italian forces at Caporetto, inflicting 600,000 casualties.[iv] October 24, 1917
German and Austrian armies are stopped at Piave where the Italians, stiffened by six French and five British divisions, rally[vi] November 7, 1917
Russian Bolshevik “November Revolution” under Lenin’s leadership. Kerensky is ousted in a coup.[vii] November 7, 1917
The first great tank attack in history along with the use of artillery without previous registration occurs at the Battle of Cabrai. British forces take the offensive, gain ground, but then lose much of that ground to a German counterattack.[viii] November 20 – December 7, 1917
The Bolsheviks open peace talks with Germany and Austria.[ix] December 22, 1917
A cut in the flour ration in Germany results in a strike of perhaps 200,000 workers. The strikes end when the government places the armament factories in Berlin under martial law.[x] January 1918
“All effective control over the native population of Turkestan has been removed…owing to the collapse of the central government in Russia” writes Secretary of State to the viceroy, Lord Chelmsford[xi] at the start of 1918.
Following a breakdown of peace talks, the Germans resume attacks on the Russians.[xii] February 20, 1918 A.D
A Bolshevik government concludes a treaty at Brest-Litovsk that gives Germany hegemony in central Europe.[xiii] March 3, 1918
[v] Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary
[xiii] C&P. See also Roberts.