Adriatic | 28 Feb 1915

February judders to an end with little new occurring and little chance of anything getting better for the forseeable future. We’ll take a leisurely journey Continue reading Adriatic | 28 Feb 1915

Francis Orme | 07 Nov 1914

The British Official history notes that “The 7th November was misty and marked the definite commencement of winter weather. Henceforth, mud seriously interfered with operations, Continue reading Francis Orme | 07 Nov 1914

Wytschaete | Caucasus | 2 Nov 1914

Russia and the Ottoman Empire finally get round to formally declaring war on each other today. They’re about to open hostilities on a completely new Continue reading Wytschaete | Caucasus | 2 Nov 1914

First Ypres | 30 Oct 1914

The day begins with French orders to renew the assault on Poelcappelle, sure that the Germans are about to crack.  The day ends with the Continue reading First Ypres | 30 Oct 1914

Konigsberg | Albert | 26 Sep 1914

Have I said enough times yet how inaccurate “Race to the Sea” is? It’d be like calling a football match “Race to the Sideline”. Anyway, Continue reading Konigsberg | Albert | 26 Sep 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