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27 August 1914

By August 27, 2014One Comment
  • German forces occupy the French towns of Lilles and Mezieres
  • Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary
  • The Battle of Etreux is fought as the British Expeditionary Force retreats on the Western Front
  • British and Japanese forces capture the German-controlled port of Tsingtao in China

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  • Jasmine Vidler says:

    Hi there, just wanted to say I’m really enjoying these newsy updates relating to the war.