Discovering The Great War

All about the First World War, 1914-1918

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If you'd taken up a free subscription on substack, you'd have got this last night… News from the Front – 26th May 2022, by @WW1TheGreatWar https://t.co/oG0Yoh2nZ6 — 1914-1918 War (@WW1TheGreatWar) May 27, 2022 If you’d taken up a free subscription on substack, you’d have got this last night… News from the Front – 26th May […]
26 May 1917, while on passage from Malta to Gibraltar, British hospital ship HMHS Dover Castle torpedoed in Mediterranean by German U-boat UC-67. Initial explosion killed 7 crew. All wounded were evacuated onto other ships. 1 hour later, she was hit again & sank in 3 mins. #WW1 pic.twitter.com/ccGwDBW3kW — Revd Nicholas Pye (@RevdPye) May […]
Started day at Eceabat (Maidos) before crossing the Dardanelles. Impressive diarama by ferrybot (ferry boat). Then onto Cannakkele. With @LegerBattleTour Gallipoli journey. pic.twitter.com/M0nIMOtMIx — Tim Thurlow (@TrenchTrotter) May 26, 2022 RT @TrenchTrotter: Started day at Eceabat (Maidos) before crossing the Dardanelles. Impressive diarama by ferrybot (ferry boat). Then onto…
“Goodbye Cobber, God Bless You” In the footsteps of the Australian Light Horse at The Nek, Gallipoli #WW1 #FWW #History #Anzac pic.twitter.com/A9enmF2PGu — Stephen Chambers (@SteveJChambers) May 25, 2022 RT @SteveJChambers: “Goodbye Cobber, God Bless You” In the footsteps of the Australian Light Horse at The Nek, Gallipoli #WW1 #FWW #History…
OTD in 1915, the Second Battle of Ypres ended. Known for the first use of chlorine gas in WW1. The Allies retained Ypres, however the city had been reduced to a pile of rubble. Image – A British signaller in a dugout with the first issue of respirator Ypres May 1915. IWMQ61600 pic.twitter.com/2IrdfbK1RD — Flanders […]
Talbot House or Toc H if you used the signallers term. Opened in memory of Gilbert Talbot killed 30.07.15 and buried at Sanctuary Wood. I wonder how many came through here and made their first and possibly, last communion. Today a place of tranquility pic.twitter.com/w2tyU7aqVV — Jo Hart (@jojohart2003) May 23, 2022 RT @jojohart2003: Talbot […]
Gone but not forgotten #Remembering Sub Lieutenant Johnny Crowther, Anson Battalion, RND who was killed on the Somme #OnThisDay in May 1918 #WW1 #OTD #FWW #History pic.twitter.com/n54Qhirezn — Stephen Chambers (@SteveJChambers) May 24, 2022 RT @SteveJChambers: Gone but not forgotten #Remembering Sub Lieutenant Johnny Crowther, Anson Battalion, RND who was killed on the Somme #O…
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A group of Great War veterans posing for a photo with a Mrs O'Connor at Vimy Ridge. Her family's price was a heavy one, her 3 sons were killed in the war. She, and many other mothers were a regular, and no doubt powerful sight on the old Western Front in the post-war years. pic.twitter.com/lmS58YNDUr […]
This Project
Charting the daily events of World War One, this history project aims to provide a bite-sized and engaging way to follow the events of 100 years ago. Using a variety of sources, I aim to refer to the main events of the war on the centenary of their occurrence. However, it's not just about the main events, I have also taken time to research lesser known events in order to help the reader to feel engaged with the scope of the war.
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