Charles Tennant | French mining | 17 Jan 1915

Today, we’re getting a Territorial subaltern’s view of things, and seeing how French mining efforts are progressing. Charles Tennant Lieutenant Tennant (ho ho ho) is Continue reading Charles Tennant | French mining | 17 Jan 1915

First Champagne | 20 Dec 1914

It’s the busiest day in the West in quite some time; Petain’s mob is still wading towards Carency, the First Battle of Champagne is about Continue reading First Champagne | 20 Dec 1914

Top Yol | 13 Dec 1914

Today it’s time to return to the Caucasus, and look at the Ottoman plans for a counter-attack in Anatolia.  We’ve also got naval excitement in Continue reading Top Yol | 13 Dec 1914

Poland | 22 Nov 1914

Fighting continues around Lodz, at the Kolubara, and also near Krakow.  It’s an Eastern day as Germany, Russia and Austria-Hungary all squabble over Poland. Poland Continue reading Poland | 22 Nov 1914

Messines | Coronel | 01 Nov 1914

Today we see the first instance of what will become a recurring theme. German intelligence takes the 2nd Worcesters’ vigorous counter-attack as evidence that the Continue reading Messines | Coronel | 01 Nov 1914