Monthly Archives: November 2014

FROZEN EARTH, FROZEN WAR

Germans Dig in for Long Haul; In the Trenches: Paneled Walls, Even Carpets; Ottoman Threat to Kill Allied Hostages. Special to The Great War Project. (24-25-26 November) In the central zone of the Eastern Front a century ago, as the battle around what is now the Polish city of Lodz comes to a close, the…

THE DEADLY WAR AT SEA

First British Naval Defeat in a Century; No Port is Safe. Special to The Great War Project (8-9 November) The war at sea is spreading and rapidly claiming more lives. The Indian Ocean is the battleground. On November 9th a hundred years ago, writes historian Martin Gilbert, the first Australian wartime naval encounter takes place…

IT’S OFFICIAL; WAR WITH TURKEY!

Secret Shipments of German Gold; Plotting Global Jihad. Special to The Great War Project (1-2-3 November) On the 3rd of November a century ago, the war widens dramatically when Turkey declares war on the allies. Germany is plotting this move for months. It starts in the summer, when Turkish leaders sign a secret agreement with…