Alpine war | 27 July 1915

Siege of Saisi The Siege of Saisi continues, with infantry raids now supporting the artillery duel. A 320-strong relief force is on its way, most Continue reading Alpine war | 27 July 1915

Reed and Stopford | 26 July 1915

Mimi & Toutou The expedition which will, in one crew member’s words, “make Fiction look like Truth’s shabby sister” to bring Mimi and Toutou from Continue reading Reed and Stopford | 26 July 1915

Siege of Saisi | 25 July 1915

Mesopotamia The Ottomans are falling back on Kut-al-Amara, home to a major garrison, as the more mobile ships of the British Empire flotilla head up Continue reading Siege of Saisi | 25 July 1915

Nasiriya | 24 July 1915

Second Isonzo Most of Second Isonzo is being wound down now after less than a week of attacks. The army’s remaining efforts will be pushed Continue reading Nasiriya | 24 July 1915

Second Isonzo | 23 July 1915

Battle of Malazgirt General Oganovski’s meagre reserves are thrown right into the heat of battle today. Most of them are raw and green and are, Continue reading Second Isonzo | 23 July 1915

Logistics on Gallipoli | 22 July 1915

Kronborg Almost in passing, a small party of sailors from the Royal Navy drop in at Mansa Bay, the final resting place of the Kronborg. Continue reading Logistics on Gallipoli | 22 July 1915

Belgian National Day | 21 July 1915

Battle of Malazgirt Yet more Ottoman troops are arriving at the Belican Hills. There’s more hard fighting, and again the Russians manage to hold fast. Continue reading Belgian National Day | 21 July 1915

General Hunter-Weston | 20 Jul 1915

Second Isonzo The grand old Duke of Aosta has succeeded in marching his ten thousand men to the top of the hill. (Well, after disease Continue reading General Hunter-Weston | 20 Jul 1915

Belican Hills | 10 July 1915

Battle of Malazgirt After clearing out of Van and Malazgirt, the Ottomans had fallen back on the Belican Hills, a dominating area of higher ground Continue reading Belican Hills | 10 July 1915