Galicia: Colonel Hentsch, Falkenhayn’s envoy, arrives at Conrad’s HQ, promises 4 German corps from the West by November 22; Conrad switching 5 divisions of Second Army from Carpathians to cover Silesia on November 23 as he suggested on November 7.
Siege of Przemysl (120,000 Austrians) resumed by Russian Eleventh Army.
East Prussia: Russians re-enter Goldap.
Serbia: Putnik decides to retreat to line covering Valjevo, but stand there prevented by 500,000 refugees, desertions (especially from the 2 Drina division), ammo shortages and Austrian artillery mobility.
Arabia: 29th Indian Brigade (20 casualties) storms Sheikh Said and blows up Fort Turba (5 guns) just outside Aden Protectorate.
Tsingtao: Formal surrender (Japanese triumphal entry parade on November 16).
East Africa: Royal Navy sinks blockship in Rufiji Delta in front of light cruiser Königsberg and shells latter.