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2 Nov 1914
  • In German East Africa, the Indian Expeditionary Force B went ashore at an undefended beach near Tanga at the northern end of the Northern Railway. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Alexandros Sakellariou was promoted to the rank of lieutenant 1st class; the promotion was retroactively dated to 17 Oct 1914. ww2dbase [Alexandros Sakellariou | CPC]
  • Boris Shaposhnikov was awarded the Order of St. Vladimir, 4th Class with Swords and Bow. ww2dbase [Boris Shaposhnikov | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • The United Kingdom extended the blockade by declaring the North Sea to be a military area. ww2dbase [AC]

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