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World War One: January, 1918

2. Germany demands of Russia Poland, Courland, Esthonia, and Lithuania.

8. President Wilson states to the Senate fourteen points or conditions in his view necessary for the establishment of peace.

18. Lloyd George declares to trades union conference: "We must either go on or go under."

20. British, in naval action at entrance to the Dardanelles, sink the Turkish cruiser "Midulla," formerly the German "Breslau," and disable the "Sultan Yawuz Sellim," formerly the German "Goeben."

28-29. Italian forces capture Col del Rosso and Monte Valbella.