Monthly Archives: October 2017

BRITISH SOLDIERS THREATEN MUTINY

On the Western Front, the Ceaseless Trail of Death. ‘The Foment of Revolution’ Special to The Great War Project. (22 October) It was during these days a century ago that “the British army,” reports historian Adam Hochschild , “experienced the nearest thing to a mutiny on the Western Front.” “Six days of intermittent rioting by…

RUSSIA COLLAPSING ON LAND AND SEA

Million Railway Workers on Strike, Block Movement of Troops to the Front Germans Using Storm-Troop Tactics Special to The Great War Project. (9 October) More turmoil in Russia these days a century ago. At this moment, the Germans are expecting the entire Eastern Front to collapse. On October 8th, more than a million Russian railway…

RING OF SPIES IN PALESTINE

A Young Woman Keeps Her Secrets Under Pain of Death. Seeking A National Home for the Jews. Special to The Great War Project. (1 October) A century ago, in the month of October, the situation for the Allies looks desperate on almost all fronts. The fight for the Belgian village of Passchendaele is a stalemate…