Diary January 14, 1917
World War One Diary for Sunday, January 14, 1917:
Q-ships are posing as unarmed merchantmen and shelling unwary U-boats with their concealed guns.
Channel: Q-ship Penshurst makes her second kill, coastal submarine UB-37.
North Sea: Beatty concentrates Grand Fleet for wide sweep and exercises especially in night shooting.
Russian Army now 6,900,000 men strong.
Rumania: Falkenhayn repulsed northeast of Focsani (January 13-14), but takes Nanesti on January 19 and Fundeni on January 20.
Poland: Provisional Council of State first meets; Prince Niemoyovski appointed Regent by Kaiser Wilhelm II.