"Gallipoli and the Making of Amphibious Warfare"
In 1915 Winston Churchill, as the First Lord of the Admiralty, proposed an ambitious amphibious attack upon the Turks on their own home turf. Great Britain and France were allied with Russ...
Posted: July 03, 2014, 10:50 PM
"General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck"
One of the most fascinating people to emerge from World War I is the little known German commander, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck. With a force of no more than 14,000 troops (roughly 3000 German officer...
Posted: July 13, 2014, 07:23 PM
World War I began as a war of mass movement. The German and French armies in the west rapidly tried to out maneuver one another, but within four months of the outbreak of hostilities it de...
Posted: July 18, 2014, 10:53 PM
"Cher Ami-- The Brave Little Carrier Pigeon"
Years ago when my daughter was just six or seven years old, I told her the true story of "Cher Ami", the brave little bird who saved hundreds of American soldiers in World War I.  ...
Posted: July 23, 2014, 09:38 PM
A short brindle bull terrier with a stubby little tail wandered onto the field where the 102nd Infantry Regiment of the 26th Division was exercising. It was 1917 and America had entered Wo...
Posted: July 30, 2014, 07:18 PM