Antwerp | 7 Oct 1914

Back to Richard Tobin and his Royal Naval Division mates in the ‘trenches’ at Antwerp. Antwerp Antwerp is a lost cause. The Belgian field army Continue reading Antwerp | 7 Oct 1914

Picardy | 23 Sep 1914

Move and counter-move on the Western Front; impatience in the East. Picardy The French have by far the better of the day in Picardy. They Continue reading Picardy | 23 Sep 1914

Samsonov | Great Retreat | 30 Aug 1914

The Battle of Tannenberg ends today, with severe consequences for General Samsonov. The Great Retreat continues in typically chaotic fashion. Samsonov & Tannenberg General Samsonov Continue reading Samsonov | Great Retreat | 30 Aug 1914

St Quentin | 29 August 1914

A French offensive at St Quentin is our focus today; and there’s also big wins and losses for both sides in the East. Let’s get Continue reading St Quentin | 29 August 1914

Heligoland Bight | 28 August 1914

A relatively quiet day on land, but in the Heligoland Bight, the naval war is about to heat up considerably. Heligoland Bight A large British Continue reading Heligoland Bight | 28 August 1914