Krivolak | 17 Oct 1915

Serbia The Germans and Austro-Hungarians continue making steady progress. The course of the rivers Sava and Danube form a large pocket around Belgrade, and the Continue reading Krivolak | 17 Oct 1915

GHQ Line | 01 May 1915

The BEF begins the process of retiring to the GHQ Line at Second Ypres. There’s also a major Ottoman counter-attack on Gallipoli; on the Eastern Continue reading GHQ Line | 01 May 1915

The French Army at Gallipoli | 23 Feb 1915

Here’s one of the little-known facts that I love about this war. Did you know that, by some accounts, the French Army at Gallipoli lost Continue reading The French Army at Gallipoli | 23 Feb 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

Soixante-quinze | 14 Aug 1914

Battle of Lorraine Plan XVII, and the war on the Western Front, begins in earnest today. Two French armies are rumbling into action. 1st Army Continue reading Soixante-quinze | 14 Aug 1914

Invasion of Serbia | 12 Aug 1914

Naval news Karlsruhe has arrived at Curacao and starts coaling again. Meanwhile, in the Pacific, the Royal Navy has rocked up at Yap, in the Continue reading Invasion of Serbia | 12 Aug 1914

Leaking from the top | 14 July 1914

Today is a day of men sitting behind desks or around tables, considering the situation. The German Army is reassured that the French are in Continue reading Leaking from the top | 14 July 1914