Diary of Anonymous German Reservist in Manila
A sea mine is exploded in front of the “Haystack” by a Japanese torpedo-bast destroyer. The last railroad train leaves Tsingtao.
I am sworn in, together with fifteen other men. Cape Jaeschke is said to have been taken by the Japanese.
The Austrian cruiser Kaiserin Elisabeth disarms. Her crew is sent to Tientsin, but later come marching back.