The British Admiralty announced that two U-boats had been sunk by one British
destroyer, while they were attacking a convoy.
Luftwaffe bomber shot
down near Firth of Forth. During raids on shipping in the North Sea. Two other
bombers believed to have been damaged. Other raiders engaged at various points
ranging as far north as Peterhead.
The Russian offensive on the Mannerheim
line still held in check. Attacks made not only at Summa, but also between Punnusjoki
and Paturi, southwest of Vuoksi River, and over ice of Taipale River.
claimed to have improved their positions in Kuhmo sector. In the far north a Finnish
patrol attacked Russian positions at Salmijaervi.
Paris reported artillery
activity between the Moselle and the Saar also a severe encounter during reconnaissances,
when losses were suffered on both sides.
The British steamer Chagres
was sunk by enemy action off the north-west coast.
announced that he was sending Mr Summer Welles, United States undersecretary of
state, to collect information about conditions in Italy, France, Germany and Great
It was reported from Istanbul, but about 80 German specialists
employed in a munitions factory, a naval dockyard and in coalfields had been dismissed.
Is appointed commander in chief of the newlyformed XXXVIII
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