DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR - 100 years ago today #WWI AUG 13th 1914.

• Battle of Haelen, between Liége and Brussels, ends, according to the Belgian War Office, "all to the advantage of the Belgian forces."

• Swedish Rigsdag decides on an expenditure of £2,800,000 for defence.

• Austrian-Lloyd steamer sunk by mine in Adriatic.

• German "official" news first sent out by wireless.

• German steamer captured on Lake Nyasa.

• The first squadrons of the Royal Flying Corps arrive in France.

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