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History podcast covering the events leading up to the World War One armistice.
Ludendorff begins to withdraw German armies to the Hindenberg line, withdrawing from Flanders and the land taken in the recent offensives.
German troops withdraw about ten miles along a 55 mile length of the Western Front as Allied pressure mounts. Ludendorff rules out further withdrawals, fearing a German collapse.
General Wrisberg reports to the Reichstag Budget Committee that the German High Command is confident of victory. The committee laugh at him.
Annoyingly the updates for the latest news from 100 years ago have been misbehaving between January 17 and October 17 and, quite frankly it’s been a bit of a puzzle! The good news is that everything seems to be working again following a bit of a technical workaround. We will update the interim period with […]
Count Czernin tells Austrian Council of Ministers that they need to seek a compromise peace.#ww1 #onthisday — WorldWar1 Day by Day (@WW1TheGreatWar) January 12, 2017 from Twitter January 12, 2017 at 10:25AM To follow day by day events from 100 years ago, you can follow the live streams on Twitter or Facebook.
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.