Tolkien’s War: Mordor Was Born in World War I

Tolkien’s War: Mordor Was Born in World War I

After getting married in 1916, Tolkien was then sent to the Western front in France a few months later, just in time for the Battle of the Somme. Those who have read or watched J.R.R. Tolkien’s epics The Hobbit and The Lord of the Ringsknow that the stories often veer...
What happened to the Lost Treasure Of The Tsars

What happened to the Lost Treasure Of The Tsars

Looking back at the First World War there are many events and that sparked controversy to this day and mysteries to be cleared up. One of this is what happened to the royal treasure of the tsars? The story of the Tsars gold has transcended to the status of legend...
Maurice-Paul-Emmanuel Sarrail – the general who did nothing

Maurice-Paul-Emmanuel Sarrail – the general who did nothing

Maurice-Paul-Emmanuel Sarrail (6 April 1856 – 23 March 1929) was a French general of the First World War. Sarrail’s openly socialist political connections made him a rarity amongst the Catholics, conservatives and monarchists who dominated the French Army...