the Turkish General Staff and for the Turkish Army, 1914 was supposed to be year devoted to the rebuilding of an Army shattered by war.
What was the condition of the Turkish Army in the summer of 1914'? Why was it unready for immediate
Great Britain, with its "contemptible little Army", was able to deploy a six division expeditionary force for immediate combat operations in France. Serbia as well proved capable of rapid action. At the other end of the spectrum, however, the
to enter the war until November and its Army was incapable of combat operations until December 1914.
The reasons the Ottoman Empire entered the Great War at all are complex, and a case can be made that their German partners
If we do go there, we will have a taste of real army life, because it is an established army post, and we will live in barracks under strict military discipline. The flying field [with the capacity to support 72 aircraft], near a village of about
of real army life, because it is an established army post, and we will live in barracks under strict military discipline. The flying field [with the capacity to support 72 aircraft], near a village of about a thousand people, is practically
September 1793) was a victory for the new mass armies of the French Republic, and forced an Allied army under the Duke of York to abandon the siege of Dunkirk.
The battle of Menin (13 September 1793) was a second victory in five days for the
commander of a ragged and poorly supported army he managed to defeat a series of much larger Austrian and allied armies, conquer most of northern Italy, and force the Austrians to the negotiating table.
The battle of Rivoli (14 January
a series of much larger Austrian and allied armies, conquer most of northern Italy, and force the Austrians to the negotiating table.
The battle of Rivoli (14 January 1797) was the most comprehensive of Napoleon's victories in Italy
all along the
British line. The finest army ever assembled by the British
Empire went over the top.
Many were volunteers: The rich cream of English society
from Oxford and Cambridge; miner's sons from Wales and
under the promise of being kept together in
the army units. And beside them, Imperial troops from
across the vast British Empire sharpened their bayonets,
khukris, scimitars and kirpans.
The British commander, Sir Henry Rawlinson, was so
to flight with great slaughter. The
American army numbered 2000, and of these 38
officers and 555 men were killed or missing,
and 21 officers and 224 men were wounded, many
of whom died. It being impossible for the campaign
Colonel James Wilkinson
of the Revolutionary army, who afterwards became
general-in-chief, accepted the position of colonel
In the fall of this year the regiment was ordered
to take the field against the Miami Indians
of September. About
the end of October the army under Governor St.
Clair commenced a campaign against Little Turtle,
chief, of the Miamis. On the 4th of November,
1791, about 60 miles from Fort Washington, the
of the Maumee of the Lakes, and the fugitive
army did not halt until safely within the palisades
of Fort Jefferson, 29 miles to the rear, where
the First Infantry, about 300 strong, was found
The Act of March 5,
been a major general
in the Revolutionary army was appointed "General
in Chief " in March, 1791, superseding Harmar.
St. Clair in his turn proceeded against the
Miamis, and was even more thoroughly defeated
than Harmar had
Mrs. L yet?
The examination by the regular army doctors is very severe, and thorough.
All the way from 10 to 25 men are rejected from each company and the officers
catch it too. The 2nd regiment has lost 5 officers and they have not
but we have been supplied with heavy army blankets and I have the one you
sent me so I am well fixed. The field down here is remarkably dry after
the wet weather and my cough is getting better instead of worse as I thought
it would. We
. reached here this PM. We are not yet on army rations, not until
we pass the surgeons, they are feeding us pretty well but not so well as
at an ordinary camp. The sharp (unreadable) a great appetizer. This morning
for breakfast I ate 5
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and training of the British, and the Continental Army won its first victory in long months of painful striving. Trenton eliminated 1,000 Hessians and drove the British from their salient in New Jersey. It saved the flagging American cause and put
Ohio, August 1794. Anthony Wayne commanded the Army, enlarged in 1792 and formed into the Legion (now 1st and 3d Infantry Regiments). He trained it into a tough combat team to beat the Indians of the Northwest who had twice whipped us. The Legion
--Medical and hospital service for the Italian Army
--Ambulance service for the Italian Army
--Canteen service for the Italian Army
--Relief of refugees
--Care of children .
--Other activities .
Hospital and medical work , with armies and navy
--Hospitals for American and Allied troops
--Convalescent homes for American soldiers
--Dispensaries and infirmaries for American soldiers
--Hospital supply service for American Army .
--Red Cross supply service for French hospitals .
--Production and supply of splints
--Production and supply of nitrous oxide and oxygen
--Reconstruction and re-education