The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
21st December 1914On this day:
- Jean Bart damaged by submarine French vessel Jean Bart is damaged by Submarine k.u.k. U12.
- First bombing raid on Britain 21st December 1914
The first confirmed raid occurred on 21 December, when a Friedrichshafen FF29 dropped two bombs into the sea near the Admiralty Pier in Dover.
These raids, usually carried out by one or two aircraft during daytime, continued throughout the war, with little effect.
- 21st Dec 1914 Trenches Bad
- 21st Dec 1914 In Houses
- 21st Dec 1914 On the Move
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