Our first launch into World War I will be the '1914 ... March on Paris'. The intial release being all German who are in the typical uniform style of the early war .... 'field grey tunics and cloth - covered pickelhaubs'. These first releases are in a 'parade' mode .... action figures will follow later.
They are on the way to battle ... the war is still a great big adventure .... the grim reality of modern 20th century warfare is still in the distance ... but not for long.
Joffre was a 'steady hand at the tiller' of the French Army in the early days of WW I.
He is best known for the regrouping the retreating Allied Armies and defeating the Germans at the First Battle of the Marne in 1914.
Oswald Boelcke was the pilot who taught the Red Baron how to fight in the air. He developed many of the intial rules of air combat utilized by both sides during the 1914-18 war.
He was killed in 1916 after winning some 40 victories.