Shell Crisis | Rolling barrage | 17 May 1915

The ructions in the British government are coming at an absolutely terrible time. Clear oversight and direction is needed from the Army’s political masters in Continue reading Shell Crisis | Rolling barrage | 17 May 1915

Battle of Festubert | Singapore Mutiny | 15 May 1915

The Battle of Festubert begins, Louis Barthas isn’t completely pissed off about something, the Friendly Feldwebel goes back into combat, the May 14th Revolt continues. Continue reading Battle of Festubert | Singapore Mutiny | 15 May 1915

Shell Crisis | Portugal | 14 May 1915

It’s a tempestuous time to be in government. The Times is giving the British government a good kicking, and Alessandro Salandra has just threatened to Continue reading Shell Crisis | Portugal | 14 May 1915

Goliath | U-boats | 13 May 1915

The sinking of Goliath has unsurprisingly dropped a massive bombshell into the situation at Gallipoli. We’re looking at the inevitable ructions. Meanwhile, things are even Continue reading Goliath | U-boats | 13 May 1915

Admiral Carden | 15 Mar 1915

We’re down in the Dardanelles today. Active operations are on temporary hold, but there’s still plenty going on. Forcing of the Dardanelles To begin with, Continue reading Admiral Carden | 15 Mar 1915

Jackie Fisher | 20 Jan 1915

We’ve got another relatively quiet day; but disagreements between Winston Churchill and his First Lord of the Admiralty are beginning to sprout. Kenneth Best But Continue reading Jackie Fisher | 20 Jan 1915

Britain in 1915 | 3 Jan 1915

At the risk of being Anglo-centric, today is an excellent day to stop and consider what Britain will be doing this year in the war. Continue reading Britain in 1915 | 3 Jan 1915

Dardanelles | 02 Jan 1915

It happened, like so many other things in this war, because someone had to act on faulty or out-of-date information. Today marks the first step Continue reading Dardanelles | 02 Jan 1915