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Saturday 26 September 1914 - We Lost 210

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

Song of the Day, September 22: A Blind Step Away by French, Frith, Kaiser, Thompson

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

Song Of The Day

The American Organist, Sept. 2014, p. 26

A blurb about organ and choral premieres, along with my mug shot, in TAO this month because I used the simple technique of mentioning the names of organist… 83 more words

Choral Music

5/9/1914 [Western Front] Sir John French agrees to help the French

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


23/8/1914 The unstoppable Teutonic juggernaut rolls through Belgium

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

German Army

Monday 17 August 1914 - We Lost 18

General ‘Sir’ John French takes up his headquarters at Le Cateau.

Special Constable recruiting begins in Great Britain.

The Cruiser HMS Pegasus raids Tanga and disables the German ship Markgrat. 412 more words