Day: March 26, 2021

26 March 1916, HS Tabora, German hospital ship, sunk in port of Dar es Salaam, by RN battleship Vengeance & protected cruisers Challenger & Hyacinth, & Royal Australian Navy light cruiser Pioneer. Suspected of being disguised troop or ammunition ship. No German response. #WW1 pic.twitter.com/1wk6ivqn9Q — Revd Nicholas Pye (@RevdPye) March 26, 2021 RT @RevdPye: […]
Dated 1917, this image is said to show a unit of Turkish cavalry on the move during the Sinai and Palestine campaign. © IWM Q 86396 #WW1 pic.twitter.com/MP1Cmop2gk — WW1cemeteries.com (@ww1cemeteries) March 26, 2021 RT @ww1cemeteries: Dated 1917, this image is said to show a unit of Turkish cavalry on the move during the Sinai […]
#OTD 25th March 1918, my Great Great Grandfather Sidney Abraham Oram of the 1/17th London Regiment was killed as the battalion withdrew in the face of the German Spring Offensive. Using war diaries and @GreatWarDigital I have traced the battalion's movements in his final days. pic.twitter.com/1cowX8hCTy — Joseph Castle (@joseph_castle) March 25, 2021 RT @joseph_castle: […]
Jean Veber, ‘Gas’, lithograph, 1918. The artist was gassed having volunteered for service in the French Army age 50. https://t.co/9h4zExR90a pic.twitter.com/9l7DKgCMWP — Simon Jones (@SimonJHistorian) March 26, 2021 RT @SimonJHistorian: Jean Veber, ‘Gas’, lithograph, 1918. The artist was gassed having volunteered for service in the French Army age 50. h…
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.