This is a project to watch. Currently raising funds for a WW1 archaeological dig…
British merchant ship, Amstedama (1232 tonnes), torpedoed by German submarine off Yorkshire Coast #ww1 #ww1centenary #merchantnavy
US transport ship Antilles sunk by German submarine.
#ww1 #onthisday #100yearsago
Russian General Verkhovski states “we will restore the Russian army and make it in a fit condition to fight by the spring.”
Mata Hari, a Dutch exotic dancer, shot by the French for being a spy.
#ww1 #history #fww #correction
Battle of Mahiwa begins. British forces will suffer 2700 casualties, having fielded 4900 men. The Germans lose 600 men. #ww1 #ww1centenary
British merchant ship, East Wales (4321 tonnes), sunk by German submarine off Queenstown, Ireland. #ww1 #ww1centenary #merchantnavy
“Mud stops operations in Flanders. Snow stops operations in Italy.”
Intended attack on Passchendaele Ridge postponed due to mud.
Heavy rain turns approaches to Passchendaele Ridge into liquid mud. Up to 16 men needed to get casualties back to first aid posts.
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