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.
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Great War events on this day, 5 December


Western Front[edit]

Southern Front[edit]

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

Naval and Overseas Operations[edit]


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