The Road to the Great War
The Road to the Great War
ABC New England North West
Our history experts speaking about the events that led to the Great War.
Road to War: Final Episode 44: The Gallipoli Landing
Final Episode; the landing at Gallipoli
Apr 27, 2015
20 min
The Road to War Episode 43: The Second Battle of Ypres sees the use of poison gas against the Allies
Gas was a terrifying weapon which both sides in Europe used and which all soldiers had to learn to deal with.
Apr 20, 2015
16 min
The Road to War Episode 42: the Armenian Genocide
This week a focus on the Armenian Genocide, which commenced during this week 100 years ago.
Apr 13, 2015
19 min
The Road to War Episode 41:  The ANZACs receive word they are to move to the front
After months of training the Australians are told they are heading to the frontline
Apr 6, 2015
15 min
The Road to War: Episode 40, German U-boats turn their attention to neutral ships
The war takes a turn when a neutral Dutch ship is sunk by a German U-boat
Mar 30, 2015
13 min
The Road to War Episode 39: The Russians capture the Austro-Hungarian fortress of Przemyoel
A horrifying glimpse of things to come in Eastern Europe during the next war.
Mar 23, 2015
22 min
Road to War Episode 38: The Naval Blockade of Germany
Britain formally announces the naval blockade of Germany using armed merchant ships
Mar 16, 2015
15 min
The Road to War Episode 37:  The Battle of Neuve Chapelle
Ten Victoria Crosses were awarded as a result of the fighting, including one to the 21 year old Rifleman Gabbar Singh Negi, of the Garwhal Rifles.
Mar 9, 2015
18 min
The Road to War Episode 36: Australian troops in convoy to land on Greek island of Lemnos
Mar 2, 2015
17 min
The Road to War Episode 35: Anglo-French fleet begins bombing the Dardanelles
Feb 23, 2015
18 min
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