The Great War:29 January

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Great War events that took place on 29 January.

1915 (Friday)[edit source | hide | hide all]

  • Walney Island battery (Barrow-in-Furness) shelled by German submarine. First operation of German submarines in the Irish Sea.
  • British repulse German attack at Cuinchy (south-west of La Bassée).
  • Failure of German attempts to cross the Aisne near Soissons.
  • Continued heavy fighting between Dukla and Wyszkov Passes; Russians losing ground.
  • Russians advance towards Tilsit.
  • German torpedo-boat sunk by Russian submarine off Cape Moen, Denmark.
  • Greek Government decline to intervene on behalf of Serbia (see 24, 25 January and 15 February).

1916 (Saturday)[edit source | hide]

1917 (Monday)[edit source | hide]

1918 (Tuesday)[edit source | hide]

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Various sources contemporary to the war have been used to compile The Great War:On This Day. The majority of events, additional notes and other appendices such as statistical data etc., have been primarily sourced from reprints of the following copyright-expired publications: The information in these works were correct at the time of their respective publication dates. In some instances the information may not accurately represent correct spelling of place names and geographical / political boundaries due to modern-day changes since the Armistice. All other sources have been referenced separately where appropriate.