Monthly Archives: November 2015

DESERT WARFARE COMES TO LIBYA

The Most Obscure Corner of the War; Desert Warriors Tie Down 30,000 British Troops. Elsewhere, A Tale of Gallantry and Heroism    Special to The Great War Project (12-15 November) Now a story about what is without doubt the most obscure battlefield of the First World War… Libya. A century ago, the North African territory of…

DEATH OR GLORY

DESPITE U.S. NEUTRALITY, AMERICANS FIND THEIR WAY TO THE WAR. Ivy League on the Front; The Supreme Experence Special to The Great War Project (8-11 November) At this moment in the war, a century ago, it is becoming quite clear that the US, although loath to get into the war, favors the Allied powers —…

AMERICAN POLICY OF NEUTALITY UNDER FIRE

More American Deaths in U-Boat Attack. American Bankers Seek Huge Loan for Britain and France. Special to The Great Project. (4-7 November) The United States is struggling, unsuccessfully, to maintain President Woodrow Wilson’s policy of neutrality. More Americans are killed in a German submarine attack on a passenger ship, prompting louder calls for the U.S.…

DISASTER IN SERBIA

Austrian, Bulgarian Armies Drive Serbs from their Home; They Die from Bombardment, Hunger, Disease. Special to The Great War Project. (30 October-3 November) The situation for the Serbs is turning calamitous. At this moment a century ago, Serbia is under attack from the forces of Austria-Hungary to the north, and Bulgaria from the east. The…