1918

I Shall Meet My Fate

TO WIN THIS war — what was it going to take? Asked the same question back in 1914, the British might have plumped for Dreadnoughts — or even cavalry….


Go On, or Go Under

WHAT CANNOT BE helped must be endured. That grinding saw seemed never truer than just now. Indeed, on 18th January, Lloyd George made a speech…


Unrecognised

THE EVIDENCE ALL pointed one way. Both sides were still hankering for victory. That meant — yet again — a big push. It was well understood that the Germans…


Within Sight

EVEN AFTER MORE than three years, the intensity of war remained. Danger which felt imminent still terrorised. Crisis could never be normalised. The British were…