Diary November 29, 1916

German supply column crosses a ford in Romania
A German supply column crosses a ford in Romania during the fighting around Bucharest.
World War One Diary for Wednesday, November 29, 1916:

Eastern Front

Rumania: BATTLE OF BUCHAREST (until December 3). Falkenhayn captures Ploesti. Rumanian First and Second Armies retreat behind river Arges west of capital at night November 29-30.

Sea War

North Sea: Beatty appointed C­in-C Grand Fleet, aged 45; Admiral Sir C Madden, Jellicoe‘s Chief-of-Staff, becomes second in command replacing Admiral Sir C Burney. Vice-Admiral Sir W Pakenham takes over battle cruisers.
Black Sea: ­Russians commission of 2 seaplane carriers (max 18 aircraft) and they soon sink German coaster Irmingard; 4 Rumanian-owned liners also converted.

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