Third Krithia | 4 Jun 1915

Today there’s developments on Mount Mrzli and on the Eastern Front. However, our main focus can only be the Third Battle of Krithia, which begins Continue reading Third Krithia | 4 Jun 1915

Italy | Second Artois | 20 May 1915

The Italian parliament opens, the French Army begins slogging up Vimy Ridge, and there’s a new problem at ANZAC Cove. Second Artois The rain has Continue reading Italy | Second Artois | 20 May 1915

Van | Tyrol | 16 May 1915

We’re away from the Western Front today. First we’re off to Armenia, then the Italo-Austrian border, and finally back to the Friendly Feldwebel by way Continue reading Van | Tyrol | 16 May 1915

Second Krithia | 06 May 1915

If madness is doing the same thing again and again and expecting a different result…here comes the Second Battle of Krithia. Sir Ian Hamilton knows Continue reading Second Krithia | 06 May 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

Desertion | 02 Dec 1914

The lull in major events continues.  We’ll have a quick dekko at the general situation on the Eastern Front, and then go on to talk Continue reading Desertion | 02 Dec 1914

Menin Road | 10 Nov 1914

Back to Flanders. Back to First Ypres. And back, in the end, to the Menin Road. One more push here will surely break the stubborn Continue reading Menin Road | 10 Nov 1914

Cocos | Emden | 09 Nov 1914

There’s far too much all happening at once right now. Germans attack north of Ypres! British land troops in Mesopotamia! Berbers in Morocco giving the Continue reading Cocos | Emden | 09 Nov 1914

Menin | 18 Oct 1914

Flanders inches ever-closer to its fate.  German advance guards arrive in Roulers and Menin. 7th Division gets its orders. German infantry engages the Belgians all Continue reading Menin | 18 Oct 1914

Maricourt | Meuse | 27 Sep 1914

If in doubt, try another flanking move. Am I right? Am I right? Heavy fighting today around Maricourt and St Mihiel, on the River Meuse. Continue reading Maricourt | Meuse | 27 Sep 1914

Reinforcements | 24 Sep 1914

Not such a good day to be French. We’re also going to take a look at the question of reinforcements; desperately needed, but where were Continue reading Reinforcements | 24 Sep 1914

Rawa | Lanrezac | Sep 3 1914

It’s a rare quiet day for the men on the Great Retreat; the major bloodshed today is at Headquarters. However, it is a violent one Continue reading Rawa | Lanrezac | Sep 3 1914