Mine-laying submarines | Fort Vaux | 29 May 1916

Battle of Jutland Decision day for Admiral Scheer. For the full implications of the decision he must make today, skip back to yesterday. It’s a Continue reading Mine-laying submarines | Fort Vaux | 29 May 1916

Piraeus | Sugar | 15 Jan 1916

Piraeus We begin the day in Greece. Piraeus is a large port city seven miles from the centre of Athens. The Greek government has issued Continue reading Piraeus | Sugar | 15 Jan 1916

Californian | 9 Nov 1915

SS Californian You may be familiar with the Californian if you’ve ever looked into the Titanic disaster in any detail. Californian was the passenger liner Continue reading Californian | 9 Nov 1915

War crimes | 19 Aug 1915

Attention Great War shoppers, we’ve got a BOGOF special offer on war crimes in aisle 15. You can get there with a short cut through Continue reading War crimes | 19 Aug 1915

Van | Tyrol | 16 May 1915

We’re away from the Western Front today. First we’re off to Armenia, then the Italo-Austrian border, and finally back to the Friendly Feldwebel by way Continue reading Van | Tyrol | 16 May 1915

Unrestricted submarine warfare | 04 Feb 1915

There’s still activity at the Suez Canal, and then after that we’re going to go and look at the intricacies of maritime law! Isn’t that Continue reading Unrestricted submarine warfare | 04 Feb 1915