Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Germans release a statement on use of poison gas at Ypres 25th June 1915.

The German press publishes an official statement from the country’s war command addressing the German use of poison gas at the start of the Second Battle of Ypres two months earlier. The German firing of more than 150 tons of … Continue reading

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Britain’s King George V changes the royal surname to Windsor.

Britain’s King George V orders the British royal family to dispense with the use of German titles and surnames, changing the surname of his own family, the decidedly Germanic Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, to Windsor. The second son of Prince Edward of Wales … Continue reading

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Part One RECOGNITION The Worcestershire Regiment August 1917

Part One RECOGNITION The Worcestershire Regiment August 1917.

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