Road to War Episode 2: Austria-Hungary ask for support from Germany against Serbia
The events that led to World War 1
7 Jul 2014
Road to War Episode 3: Everyone is on holidays, but all is not as it seems during Europe's 'last summer'
Map of Europe
14 Jul 2014
The Road to War Episode 34: Russian defeat on the Eastern Front
It's winter and on the Eastern Front and Russia and Germany are suffering horrific casualties
16 Feb 2015
The Road to War Episode 7- Germany invades 'Little Belgium'
Germany on the march
12 Aug 2014
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The Road to War Episode 22: Australian nurses embark aboard Kyarra from Brisbane
Australian nurses leave for the war aboard the 'Kyarra'
25 Nov 2014
The Road to War Episode 15: Japan Occupies German Marshall Islands
Japan Occupies German Marshall Islands
7 Oct 2014
The Road to War Episode 32: Ottoman Empire fails to capture the Suez Canal
Returning to the Near East, and in particular, to Egypt, where Australians were still undergoing training.
3 Feb 2015
The Road to War Episode 24: The Battle of the Falklands
One of the great naval battles. A victory, and a defeat as glorious as a victory.
9 Dec 2014
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.
24 Mar 2015
The Road to War Episode 29: Battle of Jassin in German East Africa [now Tanzania]
A focus on what was happening in Africa this week 100 years ago
13 Jan 2015
The Road to War Episode 27: The Christmas Truce, 1914
The Christmas Truce, 1914
30 Dec 2014
The Road to War Episode 30: First German Zeppelin raids on Britain
Zeppelins were airships made by the German Zeppelin company, founded by Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who had seen balloons being used during the American Civil War
20 Jan 2015
The Road to War Episode 19: The Ottoman Empire enters the war
The Ottoman Empire enters the war and the First Division of the Australian Imperial Force and New Zealand Expeditionary Force departs Albany, Western Australia
4 Nov 2014
The Road to War Episode 28: Major Ottoman defeat by the Russians (and the weather) at Sarikamish
Major Ottoman defeat by the Russians (and the weather) at Sarikamish
5 Jan 2015
The Road to War: The Battle of the Marne
The Battle of Marne halts the German Advance towards Paris
8 Sep 2014
The Road to War Episode 5: Austria-Hungary go to war with Serbia and Russia mobilises
Austria-Hungary go to war with Serbia and Russia mobilises
29 Jul 2014
The Road to War Episode 12: Australia in New Guinea
The Road to War Episode 12 : Australia in New Guinea, we turn our attention closer to home
17 Sep 2014
The Road to War Episode 4: King George V reviews the assembled British fleet (a test mobilization)
As the nation marches towards commemoration events for the centenary of World War 1, join us each week as we take a look at the events that lead to the out break of the war.
22 Jul 2014
The Road to War Episode 10: the Battle of Tannenberg
One of the defining battles of the early theatre of the Great War; the Battle of Tannenberg.
1 Sep 2014
The Road to War Episode 8: Battle of the Frontiers
More battles break out
19 Aug 2014