Kondoa | Bait Isa | Air doctrine | 17 Apr 1916

March to Kondoa From Africa we have news from General van Deventer and the South African Horse. Most of it is not good. On the Continue reading Kondoa | Bait Isa | Air doctrine | 17 Apr 1916

Bait Isa | Luxueil | 16 Apr 1916

Battle of Bait Isa Good news from Mesopotamia! For one thing, the rain’s stopped for the moment. And, after some very confused, very wet, very Continue reading Bait Isa | Luxueil | 16 Apr 1916

Vaux | Souville | Baratov | 1 Apr 1916

Battle of Verdun The German Fifth Army has begun to focus large amounts of artillery fire on Fort Vaux and Fort Souville. Their next big Continue reading Vaux | Souville | Baratov | 1 Apr 1916

French aviation | Marching on Kut | 4 Jan 1916

Following on from yesterday, let’s now look at the state of French military aviation. French aviation On the other side of the hill, there are Continue reading French aviation | Marching on Kut | 4 Jan 1916

Nureddin | Kut | Tanks | 24 Dec 1915

Siege of Kut Colonel Nureddin appears not to have taken too well to siege warfare. With nothing to do but wait, Field Marshall von der Continue reading Nureddin | Kut | Tanks | 24 Dec 1915

Sapping at Kut | Elbasan | 17 Dec 1915

Siege of Kut The Ottomans, at least, are now doing the siege of Kut properly. Now that it’s been thoroughly surrounded, Field Marshal von der Continue reading Sapping at Kut | Elbasan | 17 Dec 1915

Gardeners of Salonika? | 12 Dec 1915

Salonika All Entente troops who had crossed the border into Serbia are now back in Greece, which is good news for precisely nobody. It’s not Continue reading Gardeners of Salonika? | 12 Dec 1915

Caucasus | Kut | 9 Dec 1915

Siege of Kut With the Ottoman presence around Kut steadily increasing, one of their mid-ranking officers officers has a Good Idea. In the absence of Continue reading Caucasus | Kut | 9 Dec 1915

Baghdad | 4 October 1915

Mesopotamia In the wake of capturing Kut-al-Amara, General Nixon would dearly love to push on towards Baghdad as soon as possible. General Townshend has already Continue reading Baghdad | 4 October 1915

Armin T Wegner | 2 Aug 1915

Second Isonzo The hell of living halfway up the Alps continues. Electric storms lash the mountansides. Freezing winds are accompanied by gargantuan hailstones. Hail and Continue reading Armin T Wegner | 2 Aug 1915