Germany: Chief of Navy Staff Holtzendorff claims new U-boats can put Britain out of war in 6-7 months, pressing Kaiser on January 24.
North Sea: Dover Patrol monitors shell Westeinde, Belgium (and on January 27).
‘Balkan Express’ rail link between Turkey and Germany opens.
Mesopotamia – Kut: Goltz inspects siege lines.
USA: Papen papers published including cheque book payments to German agents.
Switzerland: Two Swiss colonels charged with reporting to Austro-German military attaches (acquitted on February 29).
Turkey: Kemal rides in triumph into Adrianople.