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Failed Attempts at Subterfuge: The Irish Revolt and Germany

April 25th, 2016
German intelligence in 1912 began planning for eventual war with Great Britian by exploring what parts of the British Empire could be effectively subverted in time of war.  At the time German intelligence identified two main places where British… more »

The British Evacuate Gallipoli

December 20th, 2015
The Gallipoli campaign was an attempt to drive Turkey, a major German ally, from the war, and to solve the bloody inertia occuring on the Western and Eastern fronts.  Although many hands planned the campaign, Winston Churchill was a major proponent of… more »

Shoot down signals the start of German Domination of the Air

July 1st, 2015
On July 1st, 2015, German pilot Kurt Wintgens flying with FFA, shoots down a French Morane L "Parasol" near Luneville using a Fokker Eindecker.  The Morane aircraft crashes with a wounded crew and a destroyed engine.  This unheralded event represents… more »

A Failure of German Intelligence

January 29th, 2015
While many histories tell of the quick acting British intelligence service whose efforts at the start of the Great War pulled the teeth of the capable and dangerous German intelligence aparatus, the facts tell a different story.  German intelligence… more »

Submarine Warfare

January 20th, 2015
Germany in World War One hit upon a technology that, when employed efficiently, would prove to be one of the most effective of the “strategic” weapons used in warfare.  Strategic warfare is simply combat with the long term erosion of the ability of an… more »