Doublethink | 2 Jun 1915

Martial law is declared in Sri Lanka, Sir Ian Hamilton isn’t making much sense, and Louis Barthas is being buggered around. Sri Lanka Riots The Continue reading Doublethink | 2 Jun 1915

Second Krithia | 06 May 1915

If madness is doing the same thing again and again and expecting a different result…here comes the Second Battle of Krithia. Sir Ian Hamilton knows Continue reading Second Krithia | 06 May 1915

First Battle of Krithia | Tok Janggut | 28 Apr 1915

We’ve got the first major attack on Gallipoli since the landings, the BEF prepares to withdraw to the GHQ Line in the Ypres salient, and Continue reading First Battle of Krithia | Tok Janggut | 28 Apr 1915

The plan for Gallipoli | 11 Apr 1915

It’s time for another look at wider French strategy. The Friendly Feldwebel gets a new boss. But the most important thing to note is that Continue reading The plan for Gallipoli | 11 Apr 1915

The wedding man | 03 Apr 1915

We’ve got a great funny story from the British home front, while Sir Ian Hamilton’s diary continues to make fascinating reading as the anatomy of Continue reading The wedding man | 03 Apr 1915

Gramophone warfare | 23 Mar 1915

I believe this is the first day of the blog where the “Actions in Progress” column is empty. “Wastage” continues everywhere, mind you. The butcher’s Continue reading Gramophone warfare | 23 Mar 1915

Ghadir | Achi Baba | 03 Mar 1915

Is there any good news today for the Entente? What do you think? Let’s start in Champagne. First Champagne I wonder what Herbert Sulzbach thinks Continue reading Ghadir | Achi Baba | 03 Mar 1915