Battle of Es Sinn | 28 Sep 1915

Let’s try to break out from the Western Front a little, shall we? The other theatres of the war have obligingly kept quiet these past Continue reading Battle of Es Sinn | 28 Sep 1915

Battle of Festubert | Singapore Mutiny | 15 May 1915

The Battle of Festubert begins, Louis Barthas isn’t completely pissed off about something, the Friendly Feldwebel goes back into combat, the May 14th Revolt continues. Continue reading Battle of Festubert | Singapore Mutiny | 15 May 1915

Windhoek | Hill 60 | 5 May 1915

These are busy days indeed. Today’s new developments, in addition to everything else that’s been happening, come in German South-West Africa (Namibia) and at Hill Continue reading Windhoek | Hill 60 | 5 May 1915

Landships Committee | 22 Feb 1915

A few days ago, we saw the establishment of an important committee in France, to develop military camouflage. Today sees the establishment of a different Continue reading Landships Committee | 22 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

Enver Pasha | 07 Dec 1914

Updates today from the Eastern Front, from Serbia, and Louis Barthas at Vermelles. Meanwhile, the Ottoman Empire prepares to re-ignite the campaign down in the Continue reading Enver Pasha | 07 Dec 1914

Warsaw | 06 Dec 1914

Big events on the Eastern Front (again; I’ve been saying it a lot, but there have been!) Meanwhile, the French Operations Bureau vacillates. Again. Lodz Continue reading Warsaw | 06 Dec 1914

Vermelles | 04 Dec 1914

The Western Front is beginning to warm up again; the other campaigns are still red hot. Not literally, obviously. It’s still freezing winter weather for Continue reading Vermelles | 04 Dec 1914

Advancing without fighting | 30 Nov 1914

More arsing around in Africa.  The French preparations for attack continue; and they help us answer the question “how do you advance without fighting?” Dar-es-Salaam Continue reading Advancing without fighting | 30 Nov 1914