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Posts tagged as “WW1”

Power of the Poppy

After a long, cold winter the weather the Spring of 1915 was unusually warm.  Among the trampled soil and burnt out carcasses of trees, the…

Gas Masks, Please!

In the First World War poisonous gas was used frequently in an attempt to destroy the enemy. The gas used ranged from the barely noticeable…

Soldiers Armed With Lucky Charms

The harsh conditions and horrific nature of World War One are well documented, from having to live in trenches and deal with hazardous weather conditions…

July Crisis

The 28th June 1914 not only marked the anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo in which the Ottoman army defeated the Serbians at tremendous human…

Riding Through History

The look of confusion and astonishment on the locals isn’t surprising. They are greeted with the sight of men on horseback moving slowly up the…