Tag Archive for Austria

A FIGHT OVER HUNGER

Food is Running Out, for Allies and Adversaries. If U.S. Enters War, Germans Gamble American Help Won’t Reach Europe Soon Enough. Special to The Great War Project. (12-19 February) War exhaustion at this moment of the Great War a century ago is plaguing all the major combatants: Britain and France, Germany and Austria, and Russia.…

WAR ENGULFS MORE NATIONS

Secret Document Brings Romania into the War; Another Disastrous Miscalculation Special to The Great War Project. (24-27 August) On August 27, precisely a century ago from today, Romania enters the conflict by declaring war on Austria. It is a new war zone, created by a secret agreement between Romania and the Allied powers, giving Romania…

SERBIA ATTACKED AGAIN BY AUSTRIA

Conditions for Serb Forces Disastrous; Typhus Spreads Among Troops. Hatred of Austrians the Glue that Holds the Serbs Together. Special to The Great War Project (11-15 February) By this time one hundred years ago, Serbia, the land where the war started, is nearly defeated and occupied by the Central Powers, Germany and Austria-Hungary. This is…

AUSTRIAN ARMY NEAR COLLAPSE

Too Many Battle Ready Troops Already ‘Consumed’ In Britain, Conscription Raises Millions More Troops Special to The Great War Project (2-5 January) A new year, and still a bloody stalemate on the Western and Eastern Fronts. It is unprecedented in history, observes historian Adam Hochschild. “No war in history had seen so many troops locked…