The Great War:On This Day

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Great War events on this day, 24 January

1915 (Sunday)[edit source | hide]

1916 (Monday)[edit source | hide]

1917 (Wednesday)[edit source | hide]

1918 (Thursday)[edit source | hide]

Notes[edit source | hide]

  1. The German cruiser Blücher was sunk, and two battler-cruisers, with several smaller vessels, were damaged. No British ships were lost, but the battle-cruiser Lion, Vice-Admiral Beatty's flagship, was put out of action and had to be towed to harbour.

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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.