The Great War:On This Day

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A daily listing of Great War movements, actions, events and political involvements that took place on this day. This page refreshes every day. To find out more about this project and the various sources used to compile it, see About the Great War 'on this day'.

Great War events on this day, 5 December

1914[edit | edit source]

Western Front[edit | edit source]

Southern Front[edit | edit source]

  • Serbia: Austrians defeated on the Ridges with loss of 15,000 prisoners and 19 guns.

Naval and Overseas Operations[edit | edit source]

References/notes[edit | edit source]

Lord Edward Gleichen (1918–1920). Chronology of the War. Volumes I, II & III. Constable & Company, London. (Copyright expired)