Gallipoli landings | 26 Apr 1915

It’s another stacked day, and it’s Day 2 of the Gallipoli landings. There are developments in almost all the sectors (excepting S Beach, which remains Continue reading Gallipoli landings | 26 Apr 1915

Gallipoli | 18th Apr 1915

Final preparations for Gallipoli are now underway. The Battle of Hill 60 (Belgium), which I’m calling that to distinguish it from the Battle of Hill Continue reading Gallipoli | 18th Apr 1915

Relieving the Ypres salient | 17 Mar 1915

The fleet in the Dardanelles is waiting for the weather. Having hurried from London, Sir Ian Hamilton has arrived to take a front-row seat. Meanwhile, Continue reading Relieving the Ypres salient | 17 Mar 1915

Eren Keui Bay | 08 Mar 1915

We’re stopping by GQG, where you’ll be shocked to learn what General Joffre is thinking now, and then it’s back to Neuve Chapelle and the Continue reading Eren Keui Bay | 08 Mar 1915

Machine guns | 07 Mar 1915

Time for the fleet in the Dardanelles to try something different again. Arthur Agius and his men arrive at Neuve Chapelle. Forcing of the Dardanelles Continue reading Machine guns | 07 Mar 1915

Nail figures | 06 Mar 1915

The Austro-Hungarians have just invented a rather interesting way for citizens to show their patriotism, and the actions at Champagne and the Dardanelles grind on. Continue reading Nail figures | 06 Mar 1915

Gabrielle D’Annunzio | 05 Mar 1915

It’s a pretty loaded day with plenty going on. We’ll be paying another visit to Italy to take a look at a highly singular public Continue reading Gabrielle D’Annunzio | 05 Mar 1915

Enver and the Armenians | 25 Feb 1915

With the weather finally clear, the Royal Navy (and their French mates) are finally able to start bombarding the Dardanelles again. Meanwhile, Enver Pasha is Continue reading Enver and the Armenians | 25 Feb 1915

Jackie Fisher | 20 Jan 1915

We’ve got another relatively quiet day; but disagreements between Winston Churchill and his First Lord of the Admiralty are beginning to sprout. Kenneth Best But Continue reading Jackie Fisher | 20 Jan 1915

Queen Elizabeth | 11 Jan 1915

Not a monarch or a consort, no.  This Queen Elizabeth is the Navy’s newest super-dreadnought. But first, back to Africa, and then the Caucasus. Mafia Continue reading Queen Elizabeth | 11 Jan 1915