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  • 1914. Air combat airplanes over Warsaw

    Non-commissioned officer Z. opened with our airplane gun fire. It was seen as one of the riders in the nearest German aeroplane grabbed his head with his hand and his face was bathed in blood...

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  • 1914. Russian soldiers are not afraid of meeting with the German zeppelins

    Who can, out of the trenches and considers it his duty to put a couple of bullets towards the Zeppelin. Gunners instantly rush to the guns and behold, after a few minutes the huge mass, slowly floating through the air, collapses, turns into a ball and falls. The time of the fall of Zeppelin terrible. Explode bombs, stop motors, Aviator dies...

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  • 1914. Polish hussars of death" in German service

    "Hussars of death". This is one of the German regiments. The tragedy of the name matches the awful emblem of the regiment on the banner and on Apollo: two swords crossed over the black skull. Udruchajushee character meets and history of the regiment, condensed to a tragedy like the fantastic fiction of Edgar Allan PoE.

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  • 1914. Polish volunteer-hero

    The number received in our army of volunteers farmer pocketstation, Lodz district, Petrokovskoy province, Anton Sobotkowski, 52 years old. He is the third time that goes to war as a volunteer. Baptism he received in China. Then he participated in the Russo-Japanese war/.

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  • 1914. Every 10th citizen will be shot

    In the "annexed" Kalisz province Germans announced recruitment. Called all men aged 16 to 45 years. But even before the expiration of the appointed time, the invaders began to break into private property and the power to carry people to the service. Who was resisting suffered instant death. Within one first week were killed 22 people.

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  • 1914. As a Russian soldier with a shovel two Germans captured

    "...And our soldiers after them with his shovel threw. Shovel snagged one of the Germans and he fell. Soldiers jumped on him, took his gun and took aim at the one that ran ahead. Fled stopped, threw down his gun and surrendered. Thus one unarmed soldiers captured two armed Germans..."

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  • 1914. Песни для подъема духа войск

    Французский военный министр Мильеран издал приказ о предоставлении Теодору Бортрелю права «пребывать во всех лагерях, депо и лазаретах внутренней зоны на северном и восточном театрах войны и там исполнять свои патриотические песни. Всем военным властям предлагается оказывать ему хороший прием».

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  • 1914. Russian detachment Arnold Levinson bravely fighting in Belgium

    September 14 in Petrograd came from Belgium a few Russian students who took the closest part in the defense of Liege. Russian volunteer detachment in Belgium, which consisted of Slavs all States, was organized by the students, one of them, Arnold Levinson, who served in the Russian military service by paleopedological, was appointed head of the detachment.

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  • 1914. About the miraculous rescue of the icon with the dead cruiser "Pallada"

    Found in exceptional circumstances, the image of the Saviour was sent to the Church of our Saviour-on-Waters, erected to the memory of the dead sailors in the Russo-Japanese war. In 1932, the Church was blown up, and a commemorative plaque with the names of the dead sailors were used for cutting meat carcasses in the shops near the Big house on Foundry (building OGPU-NKVD).

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  • 1914. The Austrian infantry was advancing shoulder to shoulder, full length

    From cavalry sabers Austrians breathes ages, our Dragoons call them with an iron rod. But their biscuits soaked in the form will not yield a delicious bun. Their infantry comes chains, shoulder-to-shoulder, full-length. Horse attacks, especially Hungarian regiments, impress with their elegance and endurance. Artillery directs the fire very well and often surprisingly neatly, but the shells are often not broken and therefore defeats it gives a little.

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  • Warsaw-Ivangorod operation and morskoe taxi under Chernogolovka

    4 and 5 October in the village of Ivanovo under Chernogolovka passed 10th military-historical festival "Breakthrough". Were presented to the reconstruction of two episodes of the First world war: a fragment of Warsaw and Ivangorod battle in which the Russian army for the first time were United forces of the two fronts, and morskoe taxi" - the transfer of 6000 French soldiers on the Marne to Paris taxi.

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  • 1914. Wives of German officers robbed the Russian house in suwałki

    The stories came from Suwałki witnesses, Russian houses have been there a General plunder. On carts hauled away not only valuable things, dresses, carpets and furniture, but even embroidered window curtains. In the robberies involved the wife of the German officers of the Prussian border cities.

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  • 1914. How to sew a warm vest for a soldier

    Time to collect warm clothes came long ago. Every day we are approaching a time when they will need to be distributed to the hands of the officers and soldiers. Autumn is already in the yard and begin rains. It is now useful to listen to the voices coming from the army, where the need for warm clothing are already being felt.

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  • 1914. Four Cossacks 27 Germans seized

    Four Cossacks twelve versts chased 27 by the Germans, until he brought them into the swamp, near which started the fight. Of the opponents survived only three. These fled into the forest, located near the site of the fight.

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  • 1914. Japanese troops advanced twenty miles from Qingdao

    Due to the intervention of the Swedish king 134 Russian civilians were released in Hamburg. German aeroplane dropped bombs near the Eiffel tower. South African troops occupied Luderitzbucht. The Anglo-Japanese troops are twenty miles from Qingdao.

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