Flanders: German official communique for November 11 claims: ‘In the neighbourhood east of Ypres our troops advanced further. A total of more than 700 French were taken . . . and Hill 60‘. No mention made of supreme effort hurled against BEF, nor of any Prussian Guard attack.
Brigade-General FitzClarence, VC, killed leading night counter-attack against Prussian Guard, east of Nonne Boschen and Glencorse Wood, nicknamed ‘GOC Menin Road‘ by his men.
Grand Duke Nicholas orders invasion for November 14.
East Prussia: Russians enter Johannisburg south of Masurian Lakes.
Poland: Lechitski’s Ninth Army occupies Miechow near Cracow. Tsar inspects Ivangorod fortress.
Serbia: Putnik orders retreat to river Kolubara line (entrenched since early August).
Herzegovina: Austrians beat Montenegrins at Grahovo on border.
South Africa: Botha’s 6000 men surprise and rout De Wet’s 3500 rebels (600 casualties including 22 killed) in Mushroom Valley 60 miles northeast of Bloemfontein and 18 miles southeast of Winburg.
Britain: Foreign minister Grey informs Russia that Bosporus Straits and Constantinople will be hers.
Norway, Sweden, Denmark: all 3 Scandinavian neutrals agree on protest notes against Allied blockade.
Holland: Government protests against London Declaration changes.