Chagos Islands | Churchill | 5 Oct 1914

Today is a comedy day. Red noses and trick flowers all around! The Chagos Islands and Antwerp both receive unexpected visitors. Chagos Islands No, I Continue reading Chagos Islands | Churchill | 5 Oct 1914

St Mihiel | Arras | 30 Sep 1914

Another bad day to be French. Or Belgian. Or a Navy reservist. Let’s go to St Mihiel first. St Mihiel/Verdun/Meuse Bad news for the French; Continue reading St Mihiel | Arras | 30 Sep 1914

The Blank Cheque | 06 Jul 1914

The Kaiser is persuaded to return to his sailing holiday today, as Germany assures Austria-Hungary of its support. The meeting The events of yesterday are Continue reading The Blank Cheque | 06 Jul 1914

Austria-Hungary and Germany | 04 Jul 1914

In Vienna, imperial foreign minister Count Berchtold and Hungarian Prime Minister Count Tisza have not been able to agree on much. Count Hoyos The one Continue reading Austria-Hungary and Germany | 04 Jul 1914