Shell-holes | 26 Mar 1915

We’re spending today with the blokes. There’s just space here for me to note that Sir Ian Hamilton has now arrived at Cairo and set Continue reading Shell-holes | 26 Mar 1915

Battle of Sarikamis | 22 Dec 1914

The Ottoman troops start advancing towards Sarikamis. Time for Enver Pasha to find out how much of a military genius he is. Battle of Sarikamis Continue reading Battle of Sarikamis | 22 Dec 1914

Mezieres | 11 Dec 1914

Having looked at the preparations for First Artois yesterday, we’re now turning to First Champagne. Mezieres The town of Charleville-Mezieres seems to come up a Continue reading Mezieres | 11 Dec 1914

Advancing without fighting | 30 Nov 1914

More arsing around in Africa.  The French preparations for attack continue; and they help us answer the question “how do you advance without fighting?” Dar-es-Salaam Continue reading Advancing without fighting | 30 Nov 1914

Dar-es-Salaam | Miranshah | 29 Nov 1914

The focus remains on India, Serbia and Africa, as the Western Front simmers nastily. Affair of Miranshah We’re still extremely diffy on information about this Continue reading Dar-es-Salaam | Miranshah | 29 Nov 1914

Noyon Salient | 20 Nov 1914

So, a couple of days ago we looked at the current situation on the Western Front. The Germans are mostly (but not entirely) digging in Continue reading Noyon Salient | 20 Nov 1914