11 Jan 1918
  • Erwin Rommel was given a staff position at the headquarters of the German LXIV Armeekorp. ww2dbase [Erwin Rommel | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • Kasuga ran aground on a sand bank in the Bangka Strait in the Dutch East Indies. She would remain stuck in that position for five months. ww2dbase [Kasuga | Bangka Strait | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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