War Diary November 24, 1914

Curtiss F Type Flying boat

The American Curtiss F Type Flying Boat from 1914.

War Diary for Tuesday, November 24, 1914:

Air War

East Africa: Flt Sub-Lt Cutter, RNAS piloting delapidated Curtiss flying boat, spots German cruiser Königsberg at secret anchorage 12 miles up Rufiji Delta (see also December 6, 1914).

Western Front

Flanders: Indians recapture trenches with 100 PoWs between Armentieres and La Bassee, which were lost on November 15.

Eastern Front

Poland: Litzmann’s 3rd Guard Division retakes Brzeziny, 6th Siberian Division destroyed.

Sea War

North Sea: 3 Harwich Force cruisers provoke Heligoland Island fortress guns to fire for only time during war, after seaplane raid on Cuxhaven called off.

Home Fronts

Britain: Army officers’ pay increase, 7s 6d per day for subalterns.

Call of War
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