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World War 1

Parent Category: War and Military History
A global conflict also known as the War to End All Wars, World War I took place from 1914 to 1918 and resulted in 15 million deaths.
No the British didnt, infact the British and Germans had been close allies before 1914, Nine years war 1688, War of Spanish succesion 1701-1714, 1756 Seven year War where Britain and Germany had strong ties and alliances throughout and of course there was the strong alliance in the Napoleonic wars...
  They left to home work in factories and other male dominated roles.
  When both sides of a war agree to a suspension of hostilities. A truce.
Trenchs provided a cover for soldiers so not to be exposed to enemy  fire.
tsar, czar, there are alternate spellings
 A blue discharge (also known as a "blue ticket") was a form  of administrative military discharge  formerly issued by the United States beginning in 1916. It was  neither honorable nor dishonorable. The blue ticket became the  discharge of choice for commanders seeking to remove homosexual...
reservationists are a group of people that followed Henry Lodge,  who opposed the Treaty of Versailles.
The Germans offered nothing to the US for sinking the Lusitania.  German government argued that Lusitania was legitimate military  target because it was caring a large amount of ammunition on board,  and, besides that was registered or listed as an auxiliary cruiser.  And in spite of non...
He wanted to charge the Germans reparations like the French did but he wanted the German economy to develop so the reparations he seeked were less than that the French wanted. Lloyd George wanted this because in future years he saw Germany as an important trading partner. He also opposed Woodrow...
176 Films and TV Series were made about WW1
Nurses, doctors, factory workers, drivers, all of the jobs left behind by service members.
After the war, there were many Soldiers coming back with no idea  what they were going to do with their lives. Most thought the war  was going to last a longer time than it did and were not prepared  for coming home and working again. Unfortunately, the military  branches didn't really teach...
    answering a question with a question   Select Thomas Jefferson's THREE arguments against Hamilton's  financial program.   Southern states had paid their debts; the other states could do the  same.   The Constitution did not give the federal government the right to  create a...
For World War 2 there was Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Dwight  Eisenhower, Adolf Hitler, Herman Goering, and Douglas MacArthur.
assassination of archduke Frans Ferdinand (Of Austria-Hungary)
Mainly just food.
The Battle of The Somme
Tanks were first used around the village of Flers during the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The first massed use of tanks was in1917 at the battle of Cambrai in Northern France, between the 20th November - 3 December 1917. Twelve battalions of the Tank Corps, with a total of 381 tanks went into battle...
Actually, Germany was practically free from guilt. They entered the war and were hated so much that the Treaty of Versailles included a war-guilt clause. This clause stated that Germany alone was responsible for WWI. So yes, on the record they are, but in reality that is a definitive no.
  On May 7th, 1915, at around 2:15, the RMS Lusitania was torpedoed by the German U-boat U-20 on the starboard bow just below the Captain's Bridge and took an immediate list to starboard. Seconds later, a mysterious secondary explosion ripped through the hull from somewhere in the internal bows...
When Hitler came to power in 1933 he began to build up the German  military. There were certain restrictions placed on Germany at the  end of World War I with regard to the strength of their military.  Hitler intentionally violated several of these restrictions. His  whole purpose was to "right...
over 6000 british soilders died on the first day of world war 1 1 st July 1916 too many to be told
The aftermath included a decrease in the population of nations  included in the War, huge war debts were immediately contained in  places like the U.S were the Stock market fell and Germany were  they had to pay off most of the war debt because they lost the war.  Also advancements in Science...
The Assassination of the crown prince of Austria-Hungary, Franz  Ferdinand, caused World War I to be initiated.
  Kaiser Wilhelm II is the last German Emperor and the King of the Prussia.   Kaiser Wilhelm II is the last German Emperor and the King of the Prussia.
On April2,1917, President Woodroow Wilson had pushed for war  against Germany.
aproximatly 60,000 deaths on the first day.it started with the assasination of archduke franz Ferdinand and his no high status wife Sophie. (and she was pregnant) killed by serbian black hand gang. he was assassinated cuz there were slaves in their country.hope this helps ;D
First you have to complete the Snowhead temple and then you go into Goron City (Where you got your Lens of truth) Then you go talk to the goron and you will have to go were the race entry is before the Powder Keg blows up! And then when you get permission for using a Powder keg you go in to Clock...
Japanese Aviation Technology was far more advanced than the United States Military understood, despite battle reports from the American Volunteer Group fighting for Nationalist Chinese. The AVG made early reports reguarding the A6M2 Zero fighter and its abilities in combat. Japanese Aircraft design...
machine guns,mustard gas,aircraft of any kind,oh and tanks just to think of a few
U.S. acquisition of Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and Pacific  Islands after the Spanish-American War, U.S. invasion of Mexico in  1846, U.S. acquisition of Hawaii, U.S. invasion of Panama, U.S.  occupation of Nicaragua in 1919, U.S. occupation of Cuba from 1900  onwards, U.S. invasions of...
Yes. I has helped farming very much. It also is used to mark  borders on peoples's land and property. In World War I it was used  extensively for defensive fortifications, and trapped thousands of  men to be shot down by machine guns. It is still used today, but  razor wire is a new version of...
70,000 soldiers died during the Third Battle
  == Answer ==   The good ole USA
Assuming that the  dreadnought you are talking about is the battleship, dreadnought  comes from dread + nought. Dread meaning fear or awe and nought  meaning lost or bad. Dreadnaughts, when they were invented, became  a symbol of power due to their heavy-calibre guns and steam turbine ...
After the attack on Pearl Harbor the US declared war on the AxisPowers. (Germany, Japan, Italy, and others) The Japanese began togive it all at the Battle of Midway. They failed and neverrecovered. They were on the defensive for the rest of the war.
The Western Front stretched from Belgium down through central  France. The war was also fought in Africa, Russia, Turkey, and  Italy.
Canadian reaction was mixed with regards to involvement in World  War 1. As a part of the British Empire, Canada was automatically at  war with Germany when Britain was. However, Canada had the power to  decide its level of involvement, and it decided to contribute  greatly. This was...
Yes. Under the circumstances of World War 1, they were the only good idea. The trenches were miserable to live in, but they were also the only way to remain alive.
Widrow Wilson was serving as president at that time..
Secret society in Serbia (Црна Рука/Crna Ruka). Aimes to unite all Slavic territories under Austro-Hungarian empire (South Slav territories) into one (pan-slavism). Said to have been connected with the Young Bosnia / Mlada Bosna Society and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand (28...
what is an example of ferocity of world war I
There were rats, one could get trench-foot (from the moisture), you could be buried alive in an explosion, and many contracted lice (from rats) as well.
World War 1 was the cause (in principal) of World War 2. Therefore the same countries were involved in the two wars. The issues of the two wars were not the same however Hitler's resentment of what happened to him in World War 1 fed into his reasons for taking over Europe. Many Europeans blamed the...
General John J. "Blackjack" Pershing
No. Serbia assassinating Austria-Hungary's Archduke started WW1
There were four main reasons: Treaty of Versailles- This peace agreement held Germany responsible for WW1.Land- Germany had to give back all of the land that they had won in WW1 and it was made into smaller countries. Germans did not like this because they did not want to live in other countries....
Um, I'm not exactly sure on this, so you may want to go check my answer on Google. I think it was Britain wanted to completely destroy the French. America, at the time, sided with the French so they stood up for France and entered the war.
Germany thought they would defeat France easily but they were wrong ,they were evenly matched and couldn't defeat each other.So they held their positions by digging trenches and tried to gain the land in between them known as no-man's-land.
The Americans entered because the Germans sank the Lusitania. The Germans were trying to keep the US out of the war since our military was one that terrified people. Then the Germans sent a Zimmerman telegram to the US conspiring to create a war between Mexico and the US. Once it was intercepted by...
Certainly the Canadian should be more proud of their accomplishments in both wars. They worked just as hard as anyone else on the front and rear lines. They lost thousands of lives too. They were excellent airmen too.
Tsar Nicholas ll escaped to Germany with his family to escape the civil unrest. He was later murdered by the Bolsheviks on the night of the 16th July 1918.
the allies Britain and France
During WWI, in trench warfare, German armies dug holes in the ground that were 6 to 8 ft. tall, and wide enough that 2 soldiers could walk side by side at the same time! Trench warfare was fought by one group of soldiers advancing across no mans land to assault the enemy trench quickly, before...
it makes you poop. it makes you poop
Lusitania wasn't a German submarine, it was an American merchant  ship that was sunk by German submarines.
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Allies;The United Kingdom(1914-1918) and the British Empire, encompassing Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India/Pakistan, South Africa and much of eastern and central Africa.France(1914-1918) and the French Empire, encompassing half of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Indochina and much of...
many of the European countries assumed that the war would be short, a few weeks, etc. since all of the wars for 50 years had been that short...
just grenades and other chemical filled objects
The US produced 88,000 M4 Sherman tanks for WWII. A great many of these went, via "Lend-Lease", to Russia, Great Britain and other Commonwealth nations, and France. There were several evolution in the Sherman - the first one had a short-barreled 75MM main gun, then a long barreled 75, then a high...
The Allies, joined by America's less worn-out troops, were able to  push Germany back and win World War I.
TANKS CAN smash through barbed wire
There was no "battle of Gallipoli". The Gallipoli campaign was an  extended eight-month campaign during the First World War between  Allied Forces and the old Ottoman Empire of Turkey, with  support from Central Forces.
end of ww1 Russian civil warHyperinflation in GermanyRussian Tsar was assassinatedmost nations were recovering from world war one
They had 17 usable ships. 22 types of Land weapons/guns/tanks/vehicles, 18 different types of small arms, 77 different types of airplanes under the categories of fighter planes, bomber planes, transport planes, training planes and others. US Marine Corp Sergeant P. W. Cavnar says it would be...
My dear fellow - Britain (England) was and still is a monarchy with no president.
The Fourteen Points were a series of proposals drawn up by  President Wilson that outlined his goals for a just and lasting  peace. They were used as the basis for Treaty of Versailles which  ended World War I.
The Germans felt the Versailles Treaty was unfair. They were not even part of creating the treaty. They had to give up land, give up having a strong military, pay millions in reparations and they could not work on building weapons or large military items like planes or tanks. They were forced to...
World War 1 and 2 were not fought over money. They were fought over these basic issues: revenge, need for natural resources and land, power, racism, genocide, old traditional monarchicalism, imperialism, aristocracy, need for nations to be freed so they could self rule, evil Nazis, old political...
The effect of the depression was just to speed up the war. At the  Paris Peace Conference in 1919 they knew that what they had done  would lead to another war. It was the draconian dictates put upon  Germany that would be the dirving force for another war.
  During the World War I France was a member of the alliance of the Entente Powers who was at war with the Central Powers. The main Powers of the Entente were initially France, Great Britain and Russia. They were joined from the beginning by Serbia and Belgium, who were attacked by Austria...
money, and a strong military
In the aftermath of the First World War, the financial center of  the world shifted from England to the United States. World War I  was fought from 1914 to 1918.
Nationalism was a significant cause of World War I. In the years prior to war, many Europeans nurtured a firm belief in the cultural, economic and military supremacy of their nation. This arrogance and overconfidence was fuelled by the jingoistic press. - See more at: http://alphahistory.com...
Slang term for a German ( fritz was/is a German name)