November 1914

Britain suffers its first naval defeat in 100 years. Britain’s invasion of German East Africa fails. Germany and Russia lay into each other in Poland. Austria-Hungary has another go at invading Serbia. Germany loses its last Pacific possessions. Major fighting at Ypres comes to an end (for now).

1/11/1914

The Battle of Coronel: Spee smashes Britain’s South Atlantic Squadron

[Poland] The Germans lick their wounds

2/11/1914

War comes to East Africa

3/11/1914

Admiral Spee has a presentiment

German battlecruisers attack Yarmouth

Britain tightens its blockade of Germany

4/11/1914

East Africa: a British invasion force routed

5/11/1914

Britain’s Egyptian conundrum
[NOTE: Possible inaccuracy: events described in this post may actually have happened in December 1914]

Ypres: Falkenhayn orders more assaults

6/11/1914

Austria invades Serbia again

7/11/1914

The fall of Tsingtao

9/11/1914

The Emden’s luck runs out

[Galicia] Przemysl besieged once more

11/11/1914

A new German offensive in Poland

Ypres: Kindermord

14/11/1914

The Turkish Sultan declares Holy War

Australia seizes Nauru

17/11/1914

Ypres: the battle grinds to a halt

18/11/1914

Falkenhayn’s disturbing suggestion

Łódź: the Russians counter-attack

21/11/1914

The Austrian invasion of Serbia is still going well

22/11/1914

[Mesopotamia] Britain takes Basra

25/11/1914

Poland: the Germans escape a trap

See also:

Dramatis Personae

October 1914

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