The mutiny began on October 29th following the order for the High Seas Fleet to head into the North Sea to do battle. It spread and developed into an armed insurrection by November 3rd.
Editors. "German grand fleet mutinies at Kiel". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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