Diary December 2, 1916

Massai warriors in British service in East Africa drinking blood
Massai warriors in British service in East Africa drinking blood from a kill. Both sides used tribal irregulars as scouts and guides.
World War One Diary for Saturday, December 2, 1916:

African Fronts

East Africa: British Kilwa Force occupies Ngarambi, 30 miles northwest of Fort Kibata.

Neutrals

Greece: Allies declare blockade and embargo all Greek vessels. Venizelists fight Royalists, Athens (former massacred on December 6).

Home Fronts

Austria: New Emperor Charles takes command of Armed Forces.
Russia: Duma attack on ‘dark forces’ behind throne.

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