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  • Baker's Dozen of Greece During World War One

    1. King Constantine I
    2. Greek army Parade Champs Elysées 1919
    3. Armoured Cruiser Georgios Averof
    4. The National Schism
    5. Salonika Front
    6. Noemvriana
    7. French Troops in Thessaloniki
    8. Malaria
    9. Greek Air Force
    10. Greek Battleship Limnos ex-USS Idaho
    11. Battle of Skra di Legen

    12. Panagiotis Danglis

    à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

    Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
    (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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    • Baker's Dozen of Greece During World War One

      1. King Constantine I
      2. Greek army Parade Champs Elysées 1919
      3. Armoured Cruiser Georgios Averof
      4. The National Schism
      5. Salonika Front
      6. Noemvriana
      7. French Troops in Thessaloniki
      8. Malaria
      9. Greek Air Force
      10. Greek Battleship Limnos ex-USS Idaho
      11. Battle of Skra di Legen
      12. Panagiotis Danglis

      13. Louis Franchet d'Espèrey

      Between September 15–29, 1918 General Franchet d'Espèrey, in command of a large army of Greeks (9 divisions), French (6 divisions), Serbs (6 divisions), British (4 divisions) and Italians (1 division) - staged a successful offensive in Macedonia that knocked Bulgaria out of the war. General Franchet d'Espèrey followed up this victory by overrunning much of the Balkans and by the war's end, his troops had penetrated well into Hungary.
      - Wiki


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      • Baker’s Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

        1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918



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        • Baker’s Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

          1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918

          2. Fort Vaux defense

          à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

          Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
          (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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          • Baker’s Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

            1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
            2. Fort Vaux defense

            3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island


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            • Baker’s Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

              1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
              2. Fort Vaux defense
              3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island

              4. Fort Douaumont


              à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

              Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
              (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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              • Baker’s Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

                1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
                2. Fort Vaux defense
                3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island
                4. Fort Douaumont

                5. The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika

                BoRG

                You may not be interested in War, but War is interested in You - Leon Trotski, June 1919.

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                • 1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
                  2. Fort Vaux defense
                  3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island
                  4. Fort Douaumont
                  5. The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika

                  6. Pioter Jacobus Pretorius vs. The Koenigsberg


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                  • Baker's Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

                    1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
                    2. Fort Vaux defense
                    3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island
                    4. Fort Douaumont
                    5. The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika
                    6. Pioter Jacobus Pretorius vs. The Koenigsberg

                    7. The Voyage of SMS Wolf



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                    • Baker's Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

                      1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
                      2. Fort Vaux defense
                      3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island
                      4. Fort Douaumont
                      5. The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika
                      6. Pioter Jacobus Pretorius vs. The Koenigsberg
                      7. The Voyage of SMS Wolf

                      8. Sidney Frank Godley & Maurice James Dease, Nimy Bridge, 23 August 1914.





                      Never Fear the Event

                      Admiral Lord Nelson

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                      • Baker's Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

                        1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
                        2. Fort Vaux defense
                        3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island
                        4. Fort Douaumont
                        5. The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika
                        6. Pioter Jacobus Pretorius vs. The Koenigsberg
                        7. The Voyage of SMS Wolf
                        8. Sidney Frank Godley & Maurice James Dease, Nimy Bridge, 23 August 1914.

                        9. Blowing up of the Romanian oilfieds by "Empire Jack" Sir John Norton-Griffiths

                        BoRG

                        You may not be interested in War, but War is interested in You - Leon Trotski, June 1919.

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                        • Baker's Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

                          1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
                          2. Fort Vaux defense
                          3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island
                          4. Fort Douaumont
                          5. The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika
                          6. Pioter Jacobus Pretorius vs. The Koenigsberg
                          7. The Voyage of SMS Wolf
                          8. Sidney Frank Godley & Maurice James Dease, Nimy Bridge, 23 August 1914
                          9. Blowing up of the Romanian oilfieds by "Empire Jack" Sir John Norton-Griffiths

                          10. Lawrence leads Arab forces capture of Aqaba 1917

                          It doesn’t quite have the same scope as from David Lean’s epic, but here’s the attack on Aqaba scene from "Odeh Abu Tayeh"



                          T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) is said to have taken this photograph at the time of the capture of Aqaba

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                          • Baker's Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

                            1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
                            2. Fort Vaux defense
                            3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island
                            4. Fort Douaumont
                            5. The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika
                            6. Pioter Jacobus Pretorius vs. The Koenigsberg
                            7. The Voyage of SMS Wolf
                            8. Sidney Frank Godley & Maurice James Dease, Nimy Bridge, 23 August 1914
                            9. Blowing up of the Romanian oilfieds by "Empire Jack" Sir John Norton-Griffiths
                            10. Lawrence leads Arab forces capture of Aqaba 1917

                            11. Gunther Plüschow's Escape from China and Britain to Germany

                            "The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there."

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                            • Baker's Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

                              1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
                              2. Fort Vaux defense
                              3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island
                              4. Fort Douaumont
                              5. The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika
                              6. Pioter Jacobus Pretorius vs. The Koenigsberg
                              7. The Voyage of SMS Wolf
                              8. Sidney Frank Godley & Maurice James Dease, Nimy Bridge, 23 August 1914
                              9. Blowing up of the Romanian oilfieds by "Empire Jack" Sir John Norton-Griffiths
                              10. Lawrence leads Arab forces capture of Aqaba 1917
                              11. Gunther Plüschow's Escape from China and Britain to Germany

                              12. René Fonck
                              he shot down 6 planes in less than 3 hours with only 52 bullets


                              à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                              Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                              (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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                              • Baker's Dozen Tales of Derring-Do

                                1. Zeebrugge Raid – April 1918
                                2. Fort Vaux defense
                                3. Felix von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island
                                4. Fort Douaumont
                                5. The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika
                                6. Pioter Jacobus Pretorius vs. The Koenigsberg
                                7. The Voyage of SMS Wolf
                                8. Sidney Frank Godley & Maurice James Dease, Nimy Bridge, 23 August 1914
                                9. Blowing up of the Romanian oilfieds by "Empire Jack" Sir John Norton-Griffiths
                                10. Lawrence leads Arab forces capture of Aqaba 1917
                                11. Gunther Plüschow's Escape from China and Britain to Germany
                                12. René Fonck
                                he shot down 6 planes in less than 3 hours with only 52 bullets

                                13. Geoffrey Spicer-Simson and the Battle of Lake Tanganyika

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