April 23, 2018
  • The Second Battle of Ypres, which ends in a stalemate. Germany first uses the poison gas.
    War-Wires

    1915: Second Battle of Ypres

    1915: THE Second Battle of Ypres was fought for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium after the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn. It was the first mass use [Read More]
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    1915: Battle of Shaiba

    1915: The Battle of Shaiba, 12–14 April 1915 was between British forces and Ottoman forces that were trying to retake the city of Basra from the British. By capturing Basra, the British had taken an [Read More]
  • The Siege of Przemyśl ends.
    First World War

    1915: The Siege of Przemyśl ends

    1915: The Siege of Przemyśl was the longest siege of the First World War, and a crushing defeat for Austria-Hungary against the Russian attackers. Przemyśl was a fortress town on the River San and a [Read More]
  • Battle of Neuve Chapelle
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    1915: Battle of Neuve Chapelle

    1915: The Battle of Neuve Chapelle was a British offensive in the Artois region of France and broke through at Neuve-Chapelle but the success could not be exploited. More troops had arrived from Britain and [Read More]

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The Templars

December 8, 2017 0

The Knights Templar were the wealthiest, most powerful – and most secretive – of the military orders that flourished in [Read More]

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