War Diary December 11, 1914

British ground staff is painting wing parts with the new markings

The final British national markings are found only after fatal errors. Here British ground staff is painting wing parts with the new markings.

War Diary World War One for Friday, December 11, 1914:

Air War

Western Front: RFC and RNAS adopt roundel national marking following example set by French Aviation Militaire. This supersedes Union Jack marking carried since war’s early days and frequently mistaken for Iron Cross by Allied troops.

Eastern Front

Poland: Russians repel Germans north of Lowicz, but evacuate the town on December 15.

African Fronts

Cameroons: Gorges occupies Bare, booty including 2 aircraft in crates.

Call of War
Related Reports:
Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply