Strategic bombing | 25 May 1916

Strategic bombing It’s a big day in the development of aerial warfare. We’re having rather a lot of those, aren’t we? This one comes from Continue reading Strategic bombing | 25 May 1916

Frise | Rhodesia | 28 Jan 1916

Albania Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria are having a conference between friends to make sure there aren’t any unfortunate misunderstandings over the ultimate fate of Albania. Both Continue reading Frise | Rhodesia | 28 Jan 1916

Suez Canal | 03 Feb 1915

This is the critical day in this first fight over the Suez Canal. On a brightly moonlit night, the Ottomans are coming in force. Tussum Continue reading Suez Canal | 03 Feb 1915

Singapore | 27 Jan 1915

As the Chilembwe Uprising sputters and dies, more sparks are about to fly elsewhere in the Empire. Singapore On the outbreak of war, garrisons of Continue reading Singapore | 27 Jan 1915

Leaning Virgin of Albert | 26 Jan 1915

Yes, those four words belong together. I’ll explain them in a little while, but after we’ve checked in with Nyasaland and Mesopotamia. Chilembwe Uprising A Continue reading Leaning Virgin of Albert | 26 Jan 1915

Battle of Dogger Bank | 24 Jan 1915

So, to recap from yesterday; the German Navy thinks that the British fishing fleet is spying on them. They’re sending a raiding group to the Continue reading Battle of Dogger Bank | 24 Jan 1915

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

Nyasaland | 22 Jan 1915

We’re heading deep into the British Empire today, to Nyasaland (now Malawi). The regime in Nyasaland is an excellent subject to raise with anyone who Continue reading Nyasaland | 22 Jan 1915

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

Battle of Cer | 16 Aug 1914

Battle of Lorraine The Germans evacuate Sarrebourg. 1st Army moves cautiously towards the city, and 2nd Army receives orders to keep in contact but begin Continue reading Battle of Cer | 16 Aug 1914