German offensive against the Lublin–Cholm railway stayed at Krasnik. German attacks in the Arras region “stifled at birth” by the French artillery; slight German progress in the La Haye district between the Meuse and Moselle. British force from Aden, which had fallen back on Lahej before a Turkish force from the Yemen, attacked and retires to Aden. The German cruiser Königsberg, which had sheltered in October up the Rufigi River in German East Africa, destroyed by the monitors Severn and Mersey. Determined attack by the Turks in Gallipoli repulsed with heavy loss.