East Africa: IE ‘B’ (517 casualties) repulsed by Lettow’s 1,000 men (148 casualties) flank counter-attack after Lettow’s bicycle recce (bees halt fighting).
Cameroons: 120 French repulsed from Mora in north until next day.
Galicia: Austrians beaten at Jaroslav; 19,000 PoWs and 40 guns lost in 12 days.
Serbia: Austrians attack from Sabac and also cross Savaat Mishar (night November 4-5).
Armenia: Russians occupy Diyadin and up to 17 miles over the frontier.
Persia refuses to join Turkey against the Allies.
Atlantic: British Admiralty orders Rear-Admiral Sturdee with battlecruisers Invincible and Inflexible to proceed secretly to South Atlantic to intercept von Spee’s squadron. They sail from Devonport on November 11.
Channel: Old turret ship Hood scuttled to fill gap in Portland harbour‘s defences.
Caribbean: German light cruiser Karlsruhe, having sunk 15 British ships, sunk by internal explosion (unstable cordite), 200 miles northeast of Trinidad. Royal Navy do not know until January 1915.
USA: National City Bank loans $10 millions short-term credit to France.
Britain: Gold reserves nearly £69 billions. King and Queen plus Kitchener inspect CEF.