Первая мировая

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  • 1915. Turkish shrapnel and German champagne

    Delivered in Tiflis hospitals Turks dress up in new clothes, and their rags are burned. Combustion of rags on a blazing fire rises this crack from combusted together with clothes masses of insects, as if the fire was started some explosive...

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  • 1915. As the five Dragoons captured two armoured car

    From best car ran two soldier and was about to start dismantling the barricades, as two well-aimed shot from our side put them on the spot. Bewildered was first the Germans opened indiscriminate fire from all guns, and we are taking advantage of the darkness, crept to his horses...

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  • 1915. Miraculous salvation field Church on the San river in Galicia

    Only the cart, drawn by a pair of tall horses, and loaded the boxes in which it was laid our marching Church entered on the pontoon bridge, as the span of the bridge exploded. Carriage with horses immediately plunged into the water. Death seemed inevitable. We watched in horror as floundering in the water horse and sled, not being able to help them...

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  • 1914. German and British soldiers said first front Christmas

    Spontaneous cessation of hostilities historians call the "Christmas truce". It lasted from 24 to 25 December and covered the whole Western front. In total participated ,more than 00 thousand soldiers. The commanders of the warring parties was extremely dissatisfied with it, and in the next three years of the war the artillery fire during the holidays was much heavier.

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  • 1914. How to sew a shirt soldier

    And in these difficult days, when every family had gone husbands, sons, brothers to defend Russia, Russian woman could not remain indifferent. We appeal to you with a passionate call for action and make at least one or two shirts. Think that is thus able to gain an impressive number of about 100. 000 shirts that will help our warriors.

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  • 1914. Arrows with gasoline against German airships

    This arrow consists of a sturdy steel needle. His rod she is in a cylindrical tank filled with 0.2 liters of gasoline. When the arrow hits the target, it simultaneously enters the cylinder and strikes the primer, which ignites the gasoline.

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  • 1914. Italian vessels will be equipped with radiotelephones

    Very soon Italian warships will be equipped with wireless telephones, invented by the Marquis (AEBR) Marconi. The inventor personally supervised the experiments in the naval Ministry in Rome in the presence of the king. Was great to disassemble the conversations at a distance of ten English miles.

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  • 1914. Jewish "Voice of Labor" spoke in defense of the German Empire

    Published in new York in the Russian language Jewish "Voice of Labor" came out openly as a knight of the German Empire. International anarchists under my auspices of the German Emperor and king of Prussia. Pacifists are recorded in the militia of the German Empire, which in their own words for decades was the main stronghold of militarism"...

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  • 1914. In the Indian ocean destroyed the German cruiser "Emden"

    27 (November 9) October received a message that the Emden arrived to the island, the Cocos (Keeling) Coconut archipelago in the Indian ocean, halfway between Asia and Australia, and is planning to destroy the station of wireless telegraphy and cut the cable. There he was overtaken by cruiser Sidney, who forced him to accept battle and drove to the shore. Emden burned. The loss of Sidney - 3 killed, 15 wounded. The crew of the Emden suffered great damage.

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  • 1914. Fishing the German airplane on live bait

    Several of our Marines, Kontorovich a whole battalion captured Austrian soldiers noticed the enemy airplane, fell on them at a considerable height. Ordered the captives do not move and do not make attempts to escape, under pain of execution, the guards, leaving them on the road, entrenched themselves in the forest. A few minutes later the plane began to decline...

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  • 1914. In Petrograd arrived batch of prisoners of war of the Germans

    German prisoner was told that all the time was in the trenches, it took Russian attack on the German position. Now he is very happy with the turn of Affairs and strongly praised the Russians for the kind and cordial towards him. And asks only that he be allowed to write to his wife that is alive in Russian captivity in complete safety.

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