Recent articles on the First World War

It is with some trepidation that I launch into a post on the First World War. There has been a spat between government ministers and historians about the myths/realities/teaching of the war and already some commentators are arguing against the commemoration of the...

The Second Battle of Artois, May 1915: the new turning-point

Military History The Second Battle of Artois, May 1915: the new turning-point Jonathan Krause (KCL) 24 May 2010 The Second Battle of Artois was a failure in the long term with initial victories by the French army draining away by the battles end leading to stalemate. ...