Diary November 28, 1916

LVG C biplane

A LVG C biplane captured by the French.

World War One Diary for Tuesday, November 28, 1916:

Air War

Britain – First daylight aircraft raid on London: at 1150 hours LVG CIV (llges and Brandt) drops 6 x 22lb bombs between Brompton Road and Victoria Station (10 civilians wounded). LVG later force-lands near Boulogne (crew taken PoW).
Western Front: Fog almost eliminates flying until December 3.

Eastern Front

Rumania: Mackensen fighting at Calugarino, 17 miles south of Bucharest, forces river Niaslova on November 30.
Carpathians: Lechitski captures heights east of Jablonitsa and Kirlibaba Passes in relief offensive to aid Rumania (until December 13).

Politics

Austria: Kaiser Wilhelm II arrives in Vienna to attend Hofburg Chapel lying-in­state.

Neutrals

Dominican Republic: US military government proclaimed.

Call of War
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