9:55PM, Friday 17 Sep
The First World War: Shackled to a Corpse
The war on the Eastern Front was racial; Slav verses Teuton. It was highly mobile, fought across brutal terrain from the Urais to the Alps. The Italian front with Austro-Hungary was perhaps the most bitter of all. Soldiers lived and fought for years in the harshest environments. Germany shored up her ally Austria-Hungary, feeling herself 'shackled to a corpse', while Austria-Hungary saw Germany as her 'secret enemy'. Part 5 of 10....