War Diary of World War One for Friday, November 6, 1914:
Serbia: Third Austrian offensive begins. Potiorek masses 119 battalions against 72 Serb battalions in Loznica-Ljubovija sector of Drina front, promising ‘annihilation of exhausted’ enemy.
East Prussia: Battle of Goritten until November 8.
Galicia: Russians regain San line.
Ypres: British repulse attack at Klein Zillebeke and recover ground there until next day. BEF 8th Division lands, one brigade in action on November 11. Kaiser Wilhelm visits at Menin.
Mesopotamia: 600 British troops land at Fao after HM Sloop Odin silences the Turkish fort with 4 guns there.
Lake Victoria: Armed steamer Sybil wrecked.
Black Sea: Russian squadron bombards Turk Zonguldak coal port, sinks 3 troopships.
North Sea: Damaged U-16 enters Esbjerg, Denmark, but later released. New battlecruiser Tiger joins Grand Fleet.
Britain: German spy Lody shot at the Tower.
Germany: Britons of military age interned.