Robert Horvat is working his way through the First World War one blog at a time. Today he takes on an important event early in the fighting, the siege of Liege. A must for any WWI buff!
World War I, the first war that saw widespread use of modern weaponry such as machine guns and biological agents on the battlefield, also saw the usage of “unrestricted submarine warfare,” when the German Empire attempted to disrupt Allied shipping with submarines. 878 more words
(The ruins of Fort Loncin in this German propaganda postcard.)
The beginning of August 1914 on the Western Front saw the great German march begin, when the German Fourth Army violated the neutrality of tiny Luxembourg, in an attempt to secure important railways needed to complete its war mobilization plans. 745 more words
Journal des Dames et des Modes, Paris, 1913
This post wants to investigate the ‘rise’ (literally) in fashion of the collar for women during the period 1913-18. 561 more words