East Africa: 250 German troops retake Kasigao Hill. By December 31, 650 Germans pin down 5000 British south of Uganda Railway.
Cameroons: French have advanced only c. 8 miles from Eseka, fighting every day but two since November 24.
ALLIED WAR COUNCIL AT CHANTILLY (until December 8) including Joffre, Haig, Alexeiev and Cadorna.
Serbia: Bulgar 2nd Division bombards and probes British 10th Div position south of Kosturino and in dense fog forces it back up to 2 miles til next day with loss of 4 guns.
Albania: Essad Pasha declares himself for Allies and has already helped Serbs, but his authority is limited. Arnauten tribesmen decimate Serb columns in revenge for 1912-13 bloodshed.
Chantilly Conference (until December 10): Allies decide on general summer 1916 offensive, also to hold Salonika (December 10).
Greece: Venizelos withdraws Party from election.
USA: Government note to Austria demands Ancona sinking disavowal and punishment, Austria replies on December 14. Second US note on December 19, Vienna complies on December 29.
Britain: Army officers disablement pension increased. Munitions Ministry now controls 2,026 factories.