War Diary World War One for Friday, January 29, 1915:
Flanders: British repulse attack at Culnchy near La Bassee.
BEF CoS Sir A Murray goes home, replaced by able QMG Robertson rather than French choice Wilson.
Aisne: German attempt to cross river near Solssons.
Argonne: lieutenant Rommel wins Iron Cross 1st Class by capturing 4 blockhouses with his platoon and beating French battalion counterattack.
Carpathians: Heavy fighting between Dukla and Wyszkow Passes; Russians giving way to German-Austrian Südarmee.
Britain: Lloyd George to Churchill: ‘Are we really bound to hand over the ordering of our troops to France as if we were her vassal ?’