Category: WORLD WAR I

Briefly put, the Battle of Broodseinde Ridge was one of many operations in the broader Ypres offensives. There were five Ypres offensives during World War…

Since the Mexican-American war of 1846-1848, a number of conflicts had been photographed by the time the world found itself engulfed in the First World…

There is also an extremely rare letter from industrialist Oskar Schindler, the man who put his own life at risk by rescuing hundreds of Jews…

The WWI Burberry had evolved for war use, featuring D-rings on the belt to attach equipment, a pistol flap in the breast, epaulets to display…

This success came at a huge cost. The Australian 1st Division suffered 5,285 casualties — an inordinate number given a division normally consists of around…

Some had not seen their wives or girlfriends for months, perhaps years; others had never even touched a woman. A First World War veteran once…

During the trench fighting in the First World War, the world experienced a global cholera pandemic, now known as the sixth pandemic. Professor Nick Thomson,…

With about 40 Boers pumping out their ammunition at any foe in sight, going to the man’s aid would be a brush with death. The…

The only scenes in The Battle of the Somme that are entirely faked are those which would have likely been missed due to the technology…

During the late 1800s, the Jodhpur Lancers became one of the best-known and most glamorous regiments in India. During the First World War cavalry became…

Are you off to Blighty? Do you want to skive off some unpleasant task? Do you think that blimps are just no bon? The English…

York’s battalion was charged with capturing a number of German machine gun positions situated on the other side of a valley. Rare is the pacifist…