War Diary December 12, 1914

Gun transport in the snowy Carpathians

Gun transport by Austro-Hungarian troops in the snowy Carpathians.

War Diary World War One for Saturday, December 12, 1914:

Eastern Front

Carpathians: Austrians retake Dukla Pass and Nowy Sacz.

Southern Fronts

Serbia: Austrian Sixth Army recrosses Sava at Sabac until next day.
Bosnia­: Montenegrins retake Visegrad.

Western Front

Artois: Launch of French Tenth Army offensive towards Vimy and Arras delayed till December 17.
Argonne­: Dubai’s First Army minor and subsidiary operations cost 9,173 casualties until December 31.

Sea War

Baltic: 2 Russian destroyers lost in minelaying operation off Gotland.

Home Fronts

Russia: Yaroslavl Gendarm­erie reports Bolshevik factory propaganda. Dvina Military District orders stamping out of ‘signs of socialist propaganda’.
Germany: All Catholic Irish removed from Döberitz PoW camp.
Japan: Brigade-General Barnardiston (British Tsingtao GOC) arrives in Tokyo, decorated by the Emperor on December 15.

Neutrals

Chile: Government protests against AMC Eitel Friedrich neutral waters violation.

Call of War
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