Days of Hope – 1916 The Matthew’s are country people who have a very different outlook to their children.
Days of Hope – 1921 In 1921 the pits were idle and the miners locked out because they refused wage[…]
Days of Hope – 1924 1924 saw the Labour Party form a government with Ramsey MacDonald as Prime Minister.
Days of Hope – 1926 Britain’s workforce is idle as the General Strike takes hold.
The Defence of Sevastopol Erich von Manstein’s soldiers have trapped a massive Soviet force in Crimea, but the doomed troops[…]
War Without End The war’s last months were more destructive than trench warfare had been. Germany remained on French soil,[…]
Germany’s Last Gamble With Russia out of the war, Germany’s Triple Alliance attempts to capitalize on the strategic advantage to[…]
Revolution Increasingly governments faced the risk of their men mutinying, morale cracking, and civilians rising up in strikes and civil[…]
Blockade This history of the naval aspect of the war and how Germany’s blockade strategy eventually led to the United[…]
Breaking the Deadlock Attrition; “lions led by donkeys”, the slaughter only ceasing for a brief truce one Christmas – old,[…]