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Narvik 1940: the battle for resources – Infographics

22 July, 2021

Narvik is a non-freezing all-year-round Norwegian port, which meant it was possible to transport Swedish iron ore from it throughout winter. This was  important to the German war machine for the production of reinforced steel. “The effective stoppage of iron ore supplies to Germany via the Norwegian transit should be considered one of the most […]

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VARUS BATTLE 9 A.D. – Infographic

28 May, 2021

In about 6 or 7 AD, Quintilius Varus became the governor of Germania. His leadership was inept, introducing policies towards the conquered population such as levying high taxes, unjustified cruelty and attempts to force the Germans to adapt too quickly to Roman customs. This was resented by the Germans who wanted to remember their own […]

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INFOGRAPHICS – Gallipoli 1916

06 April, 2021

At the end of 1914, the Western Front had taken the shape of trench warfare. The Russian offensive in the east had collapsed. The Russian Tsarist army had suffered serious defeats in the conflit with Germany. This was not compensated for by Russian victories over Austria-Hungary. The Western powers were unable to supply any real […]

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The Gallipoli Battlefield: War and Memory

26 March, 2021

With their decision to launch the Gallipoli campaign im 1916, The Allied  countries hoped that after the Turkish defeat, Germany would be forced to have to engage significant numbers of their forces to Eastern Europe, weakening  their forces significantly  on the Western Front. In his article Ugur Cenk Deniz Imamoglu (Turkish Historical Society) gives a […]

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