10 Fun Facts About World War I That Will Surprise You

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  Fought between 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918, World War I was a global conflict primarily pitting the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria against the Allies which was a coalition of many nations, most prominently the Great Britain, France, Russia, Japan and Italy. There are many fun stories … Read more

10 Interesting Facts About Soldiers In World War I

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  Fought between 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918, World War I was a global conflict primarily putting the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria against the Allies which was a coalition of many nations, most prominently the Great Britain, France, Russia, Japan and Italy. It saw the mobilization of … Read more

10 Interesting Facts On Weapons Used In World War I

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  Fought between 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918, World War I was a global conflict primarily pitting the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria against the Allies which was a coalition of many nations, most prominently the Great Britain, France, Russia, Japan and Italy. The challenge of war and … Read more

The United States In The First World War

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  While most of the world got involved in World War I in 1914, the United States remained neutral. American President Woodrow Wilson’s decision to keep the nation out of war had the backing of the majority of the public. On May 7, 1915, the British-owned ocean liner Lusitania was sunk by a German submarine … Read more

Italy In The First World War

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  Before World War I started, Italy was part of the Triple Alliance, which included the Central Powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary. However, when the war started, Italy remained neutral citing the reason that the Triple Alliance was a defensive alliance. Then, after secret negotiations with the Allies, Italy entered WW1 on their side declaring … Read more

Ottoman Empire In The First World War

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  In the years leading to World War I, the Ottoman Empire had suffered several crushing defeats especially in the Balkan Wars in which it lost nearly 33 percent of their territory. Russia being the primary enemy of the Ottomans, they entered World War I on the side of the Central Powers, which included Germany, … Read more

Great Britain In The First World War

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  Great Britain was the reigning superpower in the world at the time World War I began. In the years leading to the war, Britain had formed military alliances with France and Russia in the Triple Entente. These three countries were the leading Allied nations in WW1 against the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the … Read more

France In The First World War

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  France had suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Germany in 1870 in the Franco Prussian War. However, it managed to recover in the years prior to World War I. Moreover, it was part of an alliance with Great Britain and Russia called the Triple Entente which became the major Allied force in … Read more