German memories | 23 Jan 1915

Time to head back to ground level on the Western Front to see how the blokes are getting on. I’ve recently got hold of some Continue reading German memories | 23 Jan 1915

Soissons | Mafia | 09 Jan 1915

British Empire troops in Africa make their landing on Mafia Island, and for a brief moment the French general staff nearly has a heart attack. Continue reading Soissons | Mafia | 09 Jan 1915

Umba Valley | Givenchy | 19 Dec 1914

First Artois continues to no great effect; tomorrow the French Army is going to launch their offensive in Champagne. Meanwhile, developments in Africa, in the Continue reading Umba Valley | Givenchy | 19 Dec 1914

Kolubara | 05 Dec 1914

The Serbian counter-attack just keeps on going; and a turn of bad fortune for the British down in Africa. Konigsberg Today ends Herbert Dennis Cutler’s Continue reading Kolubara | 05 Dec 1914

Afghanistan | 28 Nov 1914

Yeah, you heard me.  Afghanistan. There’s very little information available about today’s events in the North-West Frontier of India, but we’ll do the best we Continue reading Afghanistan | 28 Nov 1914

Bombing | 21 Nov 1914

Today is another important day in the story of military aviation. Sub-Lieutenant Herbert Dennis Cutler returns to the air in Africa, and a raid is Continue reading Bombing | 21 Nov 1914

The Man with the Tea | 14 Nov 1914

Another day much like yesterday, which means I’m going to take the opportunity to tell probably my favourite funny story from the “it may well Continue reading The Man with the Tea | 14 Nov 1914

Gheluvelt | 31 Oct 1914

Sir John French would, in later life, rate the 31st of October 1914 as being the worst day of his life, containing the worst half Continue reading Gheluvelt | 31 Oct 1914

Polygon Wood | 24 Oct 1914

Polygon Wood is either a large wood or a small forest about four miles east of Ypres, located on undulating terrain between the Gheluvelt plateau Continue reading Polygon Wood | 24 Oct 1914