In Salla sector common Russian army still fighting a stubborn rearguard action.
New Russian offensive was started round Lake Ladoga. Russian attacks in Karelian
Isthmus were repulsed. Russian aircraft made bombing raids over northern Finland,
and were met by Swedish volunteers in new fighter aeroplanes.
Admiralty announced that the trawler HMS Valdora was overdue and must be considered
The Greek steamer Ekatontarchos Dracoulis was reported sunk itself
of the Portuguese coast. U-44
was responsible whilst under the command of Ludwig
The British Admiralty stated that two officers and 25 ratings
from HMS Rawalpindi prisoners of war in Germany.
Helsinki announced that
the new foreign Legion, including Estonian Lithuanian, British, French, German
and Italian volunteers had been formed and would shortly go to the front.
Go To: 23rd January
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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