I think it’s useful to go there because you can’t really imagine what they saw while they were fighting. When you go there it’s not going to be how it was then. Now it’s a nice place but then it was a battlefield where people died. It’s a bit like a mass grave because there…Continue reading 360: First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme (UCL Institute of Education)
Hey there guys. It’s Paul from the Skooled Zone. If you’re new to the channel, welcome and thanks for jumping in. I do video game tips, tricks, and tutorials on the channel, as well as a special kind of let’s play gaming called a trivia walkthrough where I do longplays of your favorite games with…Continue reading Was “Black Bess” in Battlefield 1 a Real Tank in WW1 History?
You know, on this week’s show I wanted to ask you what was one of the most favored pieces of your dad’s collection? Okay, and this is where we end up. Tell me about this, okay? It’s a World War One tank, six ton special. It’s off of the French version the, well, US versions…Continue reading AAF’s M1917 WWI Tank RARE!
We’ve seen disastrous decisions by political and military leaders throughout the war, but rarely have they been called to account. At least so far, but that changes this week. This week, Winston Churchill gets fired. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. When we left off, South African forces had captured the German colonial…Continue reading The Battle of San River – Winston Churchill Gets Fired I THE GREAT WAR Week 43
November 2, 1940 Although Italian leader Benito Mussolini has said to his Germany ally that he has no designs on Greece until after taking Egypt, that is not the case, for this week- Italy invades Greece. I’m Indy Neidell; this is World War Two. Last week Adolf Hitler met with Vichy French and Spanish leaders…Continue reading Mussolini plays Hitler like a Fiddle – The Invasion of Greece – WW2 – 062 – November 2, 1940
When the war began, nearly five months ago, it was to be glorious, and the warring nations all saw a war that would be over by Christmas. And now, hundreds of thousands of men had been butchered- civilians too- and many more horribly wounded or maimed. The war was anything but over and today it’s…Continue reading The First Battle of Champagne – Dying In Caucasus Snow I THE GREAT WAR Week 22
Yes, I’m gonna mention it. Yes, this time for sure! Okay! [Hangs up Phone] May 11, 1940 In just some eight months of this war, we’ve seen that neutrality is no guarantee that you won’t be invaded by a hostile power. And that’s really on display this week, for this week FOUR neutral nations are…Continue reading Hitler Strikes in the West – WW2 – 037 – May 11 1940
Spring, 1918 the German Empire has launched the Kaiserschlacht They made a breakthrough to the West French territory and claimed total control of the Soissons Château-Thierry roads the road was a vital lifeline for the German soldiers in order to supply them as they continue to advance on the western front. The French morales have…Continue reading Battlefield 1: 1914 – 1918 (No HUD) The Battle of Soissons
Week after week in this war, something new happens that the world has never seen before, and this week is no exception. This week sees the first tank on tank battle in history. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last week, the German Offensive in Flanders continued, but looked like it was stalling,…Continue reading The First Tank-on-Tank Battle in History – The Zeebrugge Raid I THE GREAT WAR Week 196