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'War With the Ottoman Empire' by Dave Wright


Speaker: Dave Wright The Ottoman Empire participated in World War I as one of the Central Powers. The Ottoman Empire entered the war by carrying out a surprise attack on Russia's Black Sea coast on 29 October 1914, with Russia responding by declaring war on it on November 1, 1914. Ottoman forces fought the Allies in the Balkans and the Middle Ea…

'The Genesis of the Imperial War Graves Commission' with Dave Wright


Rudyard Kipling referred to the Imperial War Graves Cemeteries as the largest undertaking since the Pharaohs. It is easy to see these great cemeteries as the logical outcome of the war. Such was far from the case. Looking at the very different memorials of other nations and the resistance the triumph of the Commission's vision is astonishing. How…