Truces? | Christmas | Dec 25 1915

Salonika It may be Christmas, but duty does call for some.  One of those is Joffre’s right hand General Castelnau, who is visiting Salonika to Continue reading Truces? | Christmas | Dec 25 1915

Formidable | 01 Jan 1915

The new year is a natural time to re-evaluate strategic possibilities; there’ll be plenty of that in the coming days. First, to the Channel, and Continue reading Formidable | 01 Jan 1915

Sarikamis | 26 Dec 1914

Back to that lovely war. Hurrah. Well, mostly. There are some areas of the Western Front where good feelings can’t be dispersed so easily with Continue reading Sarikamis | 26 Dec 1914

The Christmas Truce, and more | Dec 25 1914

We’ll get to the one thing everyone knows about in due course. However, before we do that, I’d like to set it in its proper Continue reading The Christmas Truce, and more | Dec 25 1914

Bardiz | 24 Dec 1914

This is one of the most important days of the Battle of Sarikamis, although there’s been very little actual fighting. On the Western Front, practicality Continue reading Bardiz | 24 Dec 1914