The King, Queen and Lord Kitchener inspect 140,000 recruits at Aldershot.
The first Indian Army units disembark at Marseilles. Churchill visits ‘Sir’ John French and the British 1st Division which is in action at Chivy. 855 more words
Today’s song is A Blind Step Away by (John) French, (Fred) Frith, (Henry) Kaiser, (Richard) Thompson. These four innovative, collaborative musicians pooled their diverse talents simultaneously challenging one another and creating a wonderful middle ground in the universe of their broad — sometimes eccentric — tastes. 48 more words
Joffre is preparing to counter-attack the Germans, hoping to surround and destroy Kluck’s 1st Army. General Gallieni of the Paris garrison has taken his troops forward to join those preparing to strike the Germans. 150 more words
German forces continue to pour through Belgium, intent on marching far to the west before turning south to take the French in the rear. The Belgian army has largely retreated to the fortified city of Antwerp. 82 more words