Category Archive: World War I

Feb 21

The Berlin-Baghdad Express: The Ottoman Empire and Germany's

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It was equipped with a Hotchkiss machine gun, and with 7 mm armour for the gunner, with a road speed of 50km/hour. Looking for the Truth of What's Going on in This World, and the Planned World War 3? Even if the forces had got there, would the logistics system have worked? She was born April 22, 1916 in Amanda, OH to the late Reverend Dr. In an overlooked and underrated chapter of World War II, thousands of second-generation Japanese-Americans, or nisei, came to Minnesota for military language training as the war intensified.

Feb 20

Woodrow Wilson and the world war; a chronicle of our own

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Certificates that are date between the years of 1946 and 1970 are listed by series inside use of their geographical area and had been published by the Professional Currency Dealers Association. On the other hand, the romance and mythology of the Republican cause provided the Soviets with a propaganda victory that comported well with their current "Popular Front" strategy. So much so indeed that even Time Magazine couldn’t ignore the transformation – the Transformation as will be seen later – and in January of this year ran a feature entitled “Will Germany’s Army Ever Be Ready for Battle?” In two sentences the Time report summed up how much territory has been traversed since what many in the world thought was the end of German militarism in 1945. “The German army as it stands today is a relatively young creation, born after a period of demilitarization following the end of World War II. [T]he Bundeswehr has become increasingly engaged in international missions and is coming under pressure to step up its involvement in out-and-out warfare.” “Since the 1990s, after reunification, German forces have become more involved in military missions abroad….

Feb 20

The Czech and Slovak Legion in Siberia, 1917-1922

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There were 1,643,469 wounded also listed in the report. [155] The details by theater of war: France- 510,821 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes"; 1,524,332 wounded and 236,573 missing (including prisoners). [155] Italy- 2,081 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes"; 4,689 wounded and 344 missing (including prisoners). [155] Dardanelles- 16,688 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes", 47,128 wounded and 7,525 missing (including prisoners). [155] Salonika- 9,668 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes", 16,637 wounded and 2,778 missing (including prisoners). [155] Mesopotamia- 15,230 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes"; 19,449 wounded and 3,581 missing (including prisoners). [155] Egypt- 14,763 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes"; 29,434 wounded and 2,951 missing (including prisoners). [155] East Africa- 1,269 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes"; 534 wounded and 62 missing (including prisoners). [155] Afghanistan- 120 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes"; 152 wounded and 2 missing (including prisoners). [155] Russia- 359 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes"; 453 wounded and 143 missing (including prisoners). [155] Other Theaters- 508 "killed in action, died from wounds and died of other causes"; 461 wounded and 217 missing (including prisoners). [155] United States War Dept. figures for total British Empire casualties including the U.

Feb 20

Field Hospital and Flying Column - Scholar's Choice Edition

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We seem to have overlooked some basic facts. Readers will be captured by Goldstein's clear, trenchant writing style, remarkable interdisciplinary breadth, and the wealth of fascinating new details and ideas on every page. It is not the average man or woman that wants all of this destruction and control, it is the politicians and those that control the money that are always wanting more money, more control, more power. Harman, written from Headquarters, Staunton, Virginia, where Harman was Quartermaster.

Feb 20

14 DIVISION Headquarters, Branches and Services Adjutant and

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He was one of the rare officers that had complete understanding of tactical and strategic missions. S. "Astraea" bombards Dar es Salaam (see September 4th, 1916). (plan - left) 6th - Admiral von Spee's squadron, "Scharnhorst" (flag), "Gneisenau," "Nurnberg" joined on October l2th and 14th respectively by "Dresden" and ''Leipzig", leaves Ponape, Caroline islands (see September 22nd). 14th - Proclamation issued by Russian Commander-in-Chief (The Grand Duke Nicholas) promising autonomy to Poland (see April 3rd, 1915). 15th - Japanese Government send ultimatum to Germany demanding evacuation of Tsingtau (see 23rd, and September 2nd). 13th - Four squadrons Royal Flying Corps fly from Dover to France. (First units to cross by air.) 15th - German troops cross frontier of British East Africa and occupy Taveta (see 8th.

Feb 20

The Ninety-First, the First at Camp Lewis

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Until the Last Trumpet Sounds: The Life of General of the Armies John J. Sturmer, having recalled the Duma, was alarmed by this development but he also seriously misunderstood the implications of what had happened. England rapidly phased out most of its remaining imperial holdings in the years immediately following the war. S. ranks number one in global weapons exports, it falls dead last among industrialized nations in providing non-military foreign aid to the developing world.[42] Still, critics will argue that U.

Feb 20

Patriotism: My Country Right or Wrong (First World War)

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A widely overlooked source on dead combatants are local death registers in the place of last residence. In his Good Neighbor policy, announced in 1933, President Franklin D. His diary is an excellent historical source. Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization. The massive military force ultimately required to win a two-front war fought on land, sea, and in the air simply did not exist in 1939 with the U. Official government reports listing casualty statistics were published by the United States and Great Britain. [2] [3] These secondary sources published during the 1920s, are the source of the statistics in reference works listing casualties in World War One. [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] This article summarizes the casualty statistics published in the official government reports of the United States and Great Britain as well as France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Austria and Russia.

Feb 20

3 Division 76 Infantry Brigade King's Own (Royal Lancaster

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By late summer 1943, Allied bombers were conducting round-the-clock bombardment of German industry and communications. I have collaborated on a number of books along with acting as principal researcher for many others as well as BBC television and radio documentaries. The war brought about malnutrition and disease caused by the U-boat Campaign and the Blockade of Germany which disrupted trade resulting in food shortages. She even tried to get them-and herself-on transatlantic flights, but General Arnold rejected that request, then and for the duration of the war (despite the general but erroneous belief that WAFS or WASPs "flew bombers to England").

Feb 19

Blood and Thunder: The Boys of Eton College and the First

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World War I proved more horrifying than anyone could have imagined, and it demonstrated the colossal destructive power available to industrialized states. His last letter to his parents as he left the states on December 1, 1944, had a return address of 237th General Hospital, APO 667 %Postmaster, New York NY. Second Russian Siege of Przemysl continues. 14th - Swakopmund (German South-West Africa) occupied by South African forces. 11th - Last rebels in the Transvaal (South Africa) captured (see December 28th, 1914). 13th - British War Council resolve that the Admiralty should prepare for a naval expedition in February against the Dardanelles (see 28th, and December 30th, 1914). ( link to British despatches, RN awards and casualties) The Approaches to the Dardanelles (Corbett, Vol 2, pp123) 12th - Mafia Island (German East Africa) seized by a British force. 24th - British Government offer Greek Government concessions in Asia Minor in return for help to Serbia (see 25th and 29th, April 12th, 1915, and December 5th, 1914). 21st - Lieut.-General von Falkenhayn (appointed in 1906) succeeded as German Minister for War by Lieut.-General Wild von Hohenborn (see October 30th, 1916).

Feb 19

The Cinderellas of the Fleet

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Luke’s inevitable end came on September 29th. He shot down three balloons but was wounded by a single machinegun bullet fired from a hillside above him as he flew close to the ground. Trained at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Miss. None of these things were true, but every such rumor was believed by someone. It was however enlarged after the Armistice. They were nursing at the hospital at Saint-Omer when the German air raid took place.

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