Category Archives: The Great War (WWI)

1914-39 Battle of Gheluvelt 29 October – 31 October 1914

Battle of GhevuletOctober 29th – October 31st, 1914 1914 (Published 06/18/2021) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Internet Sources: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Ypres#Battle_of_Gheluvelt First World War.com: https://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/ypres1.htm West Midlands History: https://historywm.com/films/31st-october-1914-stemming-the-german-tide-battle-of-gheluvelt Voices of War and Peace: … Continue reading

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1914-38 Battle of Langemarck 21 October – 24 October 1914

Battle of LangemarkOctober 21st – October 24th, 1914 1914 (Published 06/11/2021) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknowTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Internet Sources: First World War.com https://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/ypres1.htm Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Ypres#Battle_of_Langemarck Lightbobs.com: http://www.lightbobs.com/1914-the-battle-of-langemarck.html The Great War (greatwar.co.uk): http://www.greatwar.co.uk/battles/second-ypres-1915/gravenstafel-ridge/51-div-langemarck.htm The Great … Continue reading

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1914-37 Battle of Yser 16 October – 31 October 1914

Battle of Yser October 16th – October 31st, 1914 1914 (Published 06/04/2021) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknow Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Internet Sources: https://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/yser.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Yser https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yser_Front https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Yser http://www.greatwar.co.uk/battles/yser/yser-battle.htm https://www.britannica.com/event/First-Battle-of-Ypres Books Buchan, John, Nelson’s History of … Continue reading

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1914-36 Battle of Armentières 13 October – 2 November 1914

Battle of Armentieres October 13th – November 2nd, 1914 1914 (Published 05/14/2021) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknow Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Internet Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Armenti%C3%A8res http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_armentieres.html http://www.remembrancetrails-northernfrance.com/history/battles/the-battles-of-la-bassee-messines-and-armentieres-12-18-october-1914.html http://www.lynsted-society.co.uk/Projects/WW1/Despatch_1914_11_20.html http://www.greatwar.co.uk/battles/ http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~dccfarr/summary.htm Books Buchan, John, Nelson’s History of … Continue reading

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1914-34 Battle of La Bassée 10 October – 2 November 1914

Battle of Messines October 12th – November 2nd, 1914 1914 (Published 02/14/2021) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknow Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Internet Sources:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Messines_(1914) http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_messines1914.html https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205024047 https://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/battles/battles-of-the-western-front-in-france-and-flanders/the-battles-of-la-bassee-armentieres-and-messines-1914/ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Battle_of_Messines_(1914) Books Buchan, John, Nelson’s History of the … Continue reading

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1914-34 Battle of La Bassée 10 October – 2 November 1914

Battle of La Bessee October 10th – November 2nd, 1914 1914 (Published 10/23/2020) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknow Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Unfortunately this battle is not well researched in online venue. Internet Sources: https://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/battles/battles-of-the-western-front-in-france-and-flanders/the-battles-of-la-bassee-armentieres-and-messines-1914/Continue reading

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1914-33 First Battle of Arras 1-6 October 1914

First Battle of Arras October 1st-6th, 1914 1914 (Published 10/30/2020) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknow Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Unfortunately this battle is not well researched in online venue. Internet Sources: https://www.mapsofworld.com/world-war-i/first-battle-of-arras.html The Battle of … Continue reading

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1914-32 Battle of the Vistula River 29 September 1914

Battle of the Vistula River September 29th – October 31st, 1914 1914 (Published 10/23/2020) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknow Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Unfortunately this battle is not well researched in online venue. Internet Sources: … Continue reading

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1914-31 Siege of Antwerp 28 September – 10 October 1914

Siege of Antwerp September 28th – October 10th, 1914 1914 (Published 10/16/2020) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknow Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Unfortunately this battle is not well researched in online venue. Internet Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Antwerp_(1914) https://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/antwerp.htmContinue reading

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1914-30 Battle of Sandfontein 26 September 1914

Battle of Sandfontein September 26th, 1914 1914 (Published 10/09/2020) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/thingsyoushouldknow Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Unfortunately this battle is not well researched in online venue. Internet Sources: https://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/sandfontein.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sandfontein https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19475020.2013.828633 http://www.kaiserscross.com/40117/47501.html https://www.researchgate.net/publication/271991573_The_battle_of_Sandfontein_26_September_1914_South_African_military_reform_and_the_German_South-West_Africa_campaign_1914-1915Continue reading

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