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1918-06-18Action of 18 June 1918

U-151 attacked and sunk the British merchant ship SS Dwinsk. The American warship SS Von Steuben came to her aide and engaged the Submarine with a depth charge barrage that forced the German boat to flee.

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The Sharif of Mecca, Hussein bin Ali, the leader of the Binu Hashim clan, started a revolt against the Ottoman Caliphate from this city. He then went on to besiege Medina.

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1916-06-011919-01-01Siege of Medina

Sharif Hussain of Mecca revolted against the Ottoman allied Caliph and seized Mecca and besieged Medina. The seige was one of the longest in history and lasted until after the end of the war.

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