Mouquet Farm | 14 Aug 1916

Mouquet Farm The march towards Mouquet Farm continues for the 4th Australian Division at the Battle of the Somme. They’ve almost done their job too Continue reading Mouquet Farm | 14 Aug 1916

Spinning Jutland | 2 June 1916

Herbert Sulzbach Yes, this is an unusual way to start the day, but bear with me and you’ll see where I’m going with this. German Continue reading Spinning Jutland | 2 June 1916

Fourth Isonzo | Mitrovica | 11 Nov 1915

Fourth Isonzo Once more unto the breach, dear friends. Once more, or close the wall up with Italian dead. General Cadorna has at least restricted Continue reading Fourth Isonzo | Mitrovica | 11 Nov 1915

Crisis in Serbia | 14 Oct 1915

Bulgaria The Bulgarian government has its allies, and its fig leaf casus belli of two days ago. Today they declare war on Serbia and come Continue reading Crisis in Serbia | 14 Oct 1915

On the ground at Loos | 22 Aug 1915

Battle of Loos Having had certain facts explained to him by Lord Kitchener, Sir John French today informs General Joffre that the BEF will be Continue reading On the ground at Loos | 22 Aug 1915

Landings at Suvla Bay | 1 Aug 1915

Attacks at Gallipoli: Landings at Suvla With just under a week to go before the men go into battle, let’s finally examine in detail the Continue reading Landings at Suvla Bay | 1 Aug 1915

Artois | Bukoba | 19 Jun 1915

Lip service to the many supporting operations for Second Artois, and then it’s back to Africa, where the Legion of Frontiersmen are about to go Continue reading Artois | Bukoba | 19 Jun 1915

Dallas Moor’s VC | 6 Jun 1915

Second Artois, Third Krithia, and not for the first time. Heyyyy! Second Artois Having advanced into Neuville, the French seek now to advance left and Continue reading Dallas Moor’s VC | 6 Jun 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

Supporting attacks | 12 Dec 1914

With the French offensive soon to be launched, they’re eager to bring their allies onside with it as much as possible; we’ll rejoin the BEF Continue reading Supporting attacks | 12 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

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

Flirey | Konigsberg | 19 Sep 1914

More action on the Western Front; and we return to Africa and SMS Konigsberg, last seen hiding from the Royal Navy at Salale. Konigsberg and Continue reading Flirey | Konigsberg | 19 Sep 1914

Noyon | Strategy | Sep 18 1914

Signs of life on the Western Front today, and an assessment of the wider strategic picture. Noyon General Manoury’s 6th Army looks to slide west Continue reading Noyon | Strategy | Sep 18 1914