30 August 1914

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Eastern Front

Battle of Gnila-Lipa

Russian troops attack the new Austrian line on the River Gnila-Lipa. The Russians quickly break through and on 3 September capture the fortress of Lemberg. The entire Austrian position north of the Carpathian Mountains is now in danger.

Pacific

Start of the Australian invasion of Samoa, then a German colony (to 31 August). The attack is supported by a fleet that includes HMAS Australia and HMAS Melbourne.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 30 August 1914, http://www.historyofwar.org/firstworldwar/daybyday/1914_08_30.html

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