Tag Archive for Gallipoli

NOTHING BUT BAD NEWS FOR THE ALLIES

From the Balkans to Gallipoli to the Eastern Front, Germany Advances. Russia Threatens to Stop Fighting. Special to The Great War Project. (27-29 October) The situation in Serbia looks dire for the Serbs. The Austrian and German invasion of Serbia appears to be a success. The French are rushing reinforcements to the Serbs, but Bulgarian…

A DIRE MOMENT FOR THE ALLIES

German, Ottoman Victories Yield Secret Peace Offer to Russia; Russian, British Defeats Force Strategic Shift on Western Front. Special to The Great War Project (18-21 August) With the collapse of the Russian army on the Eastern Front – coupled with the disaster for the British at Gallipoli in northwestern Turkey – the British are facing…

GALLIPOLI BATTLE FAVORS OTTOMANS

Allies Stopped Amid Confusion, Missed Opportunities. Leader of Turks Emerges, Rallies Stiff Turkish Resistance Special to The Great War Project (7-10 August) The battle for Gallipoli in northwestern territory is intensifying during these days a century ago. Both the British and Allied attackers and the Turkish defenders battle fiercely, understanding that this is a pivotal…

TO THE LAST MAN STANDING

War of Attrition on All Fronts; Sickness a Deadly Enemy Millions More Troops Needed Special to The Great War Project (26-29 June) It’s nearly a year since this war broke out, and it’s clearer now than ever, it’s a war of attrition on all fronts, Western, Eastern, and in several areas of the Ottoman Empire.…

SLAUGHTER AT GALLIPOLI

Allies Fail to Take Key Hill and Village Stiff Turkish Defenses; Great Losses on Both Sides Special to The Great War Project (4-6 June) June 4th a century ago: One of the bloodiest days of the war. Fighting is sharp and bloody on the Gallipoli peninsular in western Turkey. A major battle is shaping up…