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World War 1

Facts about ww1

The United States entered the war on April 6, 1917. 8 million soldiers died in WW1 and 21 million were Depressingly injured. 65 million troops were mobilized during the war, 8 million troops Sadly died and 21 million troops were wounded. 58,000 British soldiers were lost on the first day at the Battle of the Somme.

How Did WW1 Start???

World War I, also known as the Great Warbegan in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. His murder Started into a war across Europe that lasted until 1918. 

The war was started by the leaders of Germany and Austria-Hungary. Vienna seized the opportunity presented by the assassination of the archduke to attempt to destroy its Balkan rival Serbia. The best that can be said of German and Austrian leaders in the July crisis is that they took criminal risks with world peace.
The immediate cause of World War I that made the aforementioned items come into play (alliances, imperialism, militarism, nationalism) was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary. When Russia began to mobilize due to its alliance with Serbia, Germany declared war on Russia.

The year that the great first world war started on

28th July 1914 – 11th November 1918

Great Britain entered World War I on 4 August 1914 when the king declared war after the expiration of an ultimatum to Germany. The official explanation focused on protecting Belgium as a neutral country; the main reason, however, was to prevent a French defeat that would have left Germany in control of Western Europe.

The first German serviceman killed in the war was killed by the Japanese. The first American serviceman killed was killed by the Russians. Over 100,000 Allied bomber crewmen were killed over Europe. More US servicemen died in the Air Corps that the Marine Corps.

How many months did WWI last?

World War 1 lasted for 4 years, 3 months and 1 week.

there were about 2,490 kilometre of trench lines dug during World War I. Most trenches were between 1-2 metres wide and 3 metres deep. Trenches weren't dug in straight lines. The WWI trenches were built as a system, in a zigzag pattern with many different levels along the lines.
The war pitted the Central Powers—mainly Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey—against the Allies—mainly France, Great Britain, Russia, Italy, Japan, and, from 1917, the United States. Sadly Lost In The War. . .

Archduke Francis Ferdinand is assassinated. Germany invades Luxembourg and Belgium. France invades Alsace. British forces arrive in France. Nations allied against Germany were eventually to include Great Britain, Russia, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Rhodesia, Romania, Greece, France, Belgium, United States, Canada, Serbia, India, Portugal, Montenegro, and Poland. Austria-Hungary invades Russia. September 9, 1914

Allied forces halt German advance into France during First Battle of the Marne. February 18, 1915

Germany begins naval blockade of Great Britain. April 25, 1915

Allied forces land on the Gallipoli Peninsula of the Ottoman Empire. German submarine sinks the passenger liner Lusitania during crossing from New York to Liverpool, England, killing 128 Americans. Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary. Germany begins the attack on Verdun. Naval Battle of Jutland takes place between British and German fleets. Battle of Verdun ends with 550,000 French and 450,000 German casualties. February 1, 1917

Germany returns to unrestricted submarine warfare halted after the sinking of the Lusitania. February 3, 1917

United States severs diplomatic relations with Germany. April 6, 1917

The United States declares war on Germany. General John J. Pershing, newly selected commander of the American Expeditionary Forces, arrives in England with his staff. American combat forces arrive in France. Russia signs armistice with Germany. President Woodrow Wilson presents to Congress his outline of Fourteen Points required for peace. The Stars and Stripes begins publication with a first issue of one thousand copies. Second Lieutenant Guy T. Viskniskki is the first managing editor of the newspaper. Russia signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany. Germany begins its final offensive of the war. American women recruited to serve as bilingual telephone operators for the AEF arrive in Europe. United States forces are victorious in the Battle of Cantigny, the first independent American operation. American forces stop German attempt to cross the Marne River at Chateau-Thierry. The Stars and Stripes suspends the Sporting Page. American First Army attacks St. Mihiel salient. Allied forces begin the attack at Meusse Argonne, the final offensive of the war. Germany signs the Armistice at Compiègne, ending World War I. 


It is estimated that 484,143 British horses, mules, camels and bullocks died between 1914 and 1918. And hundreds of dogs, carrier pigeons and other animals also died on The Battle Feild

How Many Lives where Lost?


The lives Sadly lost where 20 Million deaths.