St Nazaire | Aisne | Sep 11 1914

A pause on the Western Front; a pause is all it will be, before the Allies reach the Aisne. The Aisne The Germans now running Continue reading St Nazaire | Aisne | Sep 11 1914

Marne | Grand Couronne | 10 Sep 1914

A day of endings in the West, at the Marne and Grand Couronne, while battles continue to rage in the East. The Marne It’s reputed Continue reading Marne | Grand Couronne | 10 Sep 1914

Marne | Mackov Kamen | 9 Sep 1914

The tide has turned at the Marne, and there’s a highly interesting (but little-known) engagement at Mackov Kamen, that will have parallels again and again Continue reading Marne | Mackov Kamen | 9 Sep 1914

Masurian Lakes | Marne | 8 Sep 1914

For once, this is a day when nothing new happens. It’s just a question of everything that’s been happening, continues to happen. We’ll go to Continue reading Masurian Lakes | Marne | 8 Sep 1914

Taxis of the Marne | 7 Sep 2014

There are two legendary moments of the First World War that run through French culture like the Somme (or the evacuation from Dunkirk) does in Continue reading Taxis of the Marne | 7 Sep 2014

Tannenberg | Etreux | 27 August 1914

Today, a well-known battle in the East (Tannenberg), a lesser-known one in the West (Etreux), and plenty else besides. Tannenberg Today is the crucial day Continue reading Tannenberg | Etreux | 27 August 1914