Tag: War History

Anzac Day, 103 years on, Lest We Forget.

The amazing image above is the last photograph of the Australian Infantry Division’s 11th Battalion before being sent off to the […]

Some thoughts on Srebrenica 20 years on: the massacre the UN and Europe failed to stop and the end of the Bosnian war.

Please note that this article contains sensitive images of the Srebrenica massacre that may be upsetting to some readers. In […]

The Napoleonic Art of War.

To outline properly the scope of Napoleon’s military tactics we would need more than a limited understanding of military history. […]

Bullets, blood, sweat and courage: All in a days work for war cameraman Damien Parer.

To be a war correspondent, photographer or camera person takes great courage. It isn’t your typical run of the mill […]

A history of the First World War: No.12 Mons, the British baptism of fire.

Mons is one of those battles that evokes great pride amongst many people in Britain today. The mere mention of […]

A history of the First World War: No.11 Dreaming of Alsace and Lorraine.

Revenge ! This is what France had envisaged in its war plans from the onset of hostilities when Germany declared […]

We should all see our memorials and cenotaphs, at least once in our lifetime.

  From an Australian perspective, in anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War on 11th […]

A history of the First World War: No. 10 The march through Belgium and German Atrocities !

The first, second and third army group of the German advance through Belgium, swept aside all resistance in August 1914. […]

A history of the First World War: No. 9 The Siege of the Liège Forts.

The beginning of August 1914 on the Western Front saw the great German march begin, when the German Fourth Army […]

A history of the First World War: No.6 The War Propaganda Poster.

“Propaganda draws nourishment from the sins of the enemy. If there are no sins, invent them ! The aim is […]