102: They Showed Us the Way

British Army illustration depicting Sikh soldiers assaulting a German trench during the Battle of Neuve Chapelle.

 
By the end of 1914, the Western Front had degenerated into hundreds of miles of stalemate. Nothing like it had ever been seen before, and 1915 promised to be more of the same. Allied commanders tested new tactics in the hope of breaking the deadlock.

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Fanfare

Opening War Theme

“Jimbo’s Lullaby,” from Children’s Corner
Composed in 1908 by Claude Debussy. (Arranged for wind ensemble.)
Performed by the Riverside Wind Consort, and used pursuant to a Creative Commons CC BY-ND 3.0 license. Source.

Closing War Theme

 

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