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  world war i - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations, and the War to End All Wars, was a world conflict occurring from 1914 to 1918.
The defeat of Germany in the war and failure to resolve the unsettled issues that had caused the Great War would lay the basis for the rise of Nazism, and thus the outbreak of World War II in 1939.
World War I became infamous for trench warfare, where huge numbers of troops were confined to trenches and could move little because of tight defenses.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/World-War-I   (7028 words)

  
 World War I - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machineguns, and poison gas.
World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations and the War to End All Wars, was a world conflict lasting from 1914 to 1919, with the fighting lasting until 1918.
The War was the catalyst for the Bolshevik Russian Revolution, which would inspire later Communist revolutions in countries as diverse as China and Cuba, and would lay the basis for the Cold War standoff between the Soviet Union and the United States.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/w/o/r/World_War_I_9429.html   (8031 words)

  
 FIRST WORLD WAR ONE THE GREAT WAR WWI
World War I is infamous for the protracted stalemate of trench warfare along the Western Front, embodied within a system of opposing manned trenches and fortifications (separated by a "No man's land") running from the North Sea to the border of Switzerland.
The War Guilt clause, or Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles, was a major issue in internal German politics in the 1920s and 1930s and worked to the favor of the Nazis, who rode the coattails of German nationalism all the way to the Reichstag.
Many war memorials date the end of the war as being when the Versaille treaty was signed, 1919; by contrast, most commemorations of the war's end concentrate on the Armistice of 1918; however, the formal ending of all hostilities was not until 1923.
www.solarnavigator.net /world_war_one.htm   (9493 words)

  
 World War I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some war memorials date the end of the war as being when the Versailles treaty was signed in 1919; by contrast, most commemorations of the war’s end concentrate on the armistice of November 11, 1918.
With World War I in progress, the Turks accused the (Christian) Armenians of preparing (or at any rate having the potential desire) to ally themselves with Russia, and used it as a pretext to deal with the entire Armenian population as an enemy within their empire.
During the war, the Haber process of nitrogen fixation was employed to provide the German forces with a continuing supply of powder for the ongoing conflict in the face of British naval control over the trade routes for naturally occurring nitrates.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_War_I   (9656 words)

  
 Participants in World War I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Central Powers are depicted in puce, the Allies in grey and neutral countries in yellow.
Map of the World with the Participants in World War I. The Allies are depicted in green, the Central Powers in yellow, and neutral countries in grey.
This is a list of countries that participated in World War I, sorted by alphabetical order.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Participants_in_World_War_I   (285 words)

  
 sociology - World War I
Some scholars write of the First World War as merely the first phase of a three decade long war spanning the period 1914–1945.
World War I became infamous for trench warfare, where huge numbers of troops were confined to trenches and could move little because of tight defences.
Throughout World War I, Allied forces were stalled at trenches on the Western Front.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/World_War_I   (7205 words)

  
 First World War.com - Memoirs & Diaries
Many of the combatants of the First World War recorded the daily events of their experiences in the form of a diary.
With the advent of the world wide web, an opportunity arose for the descendants of many survivors to publish fragments of diary entries for the education and interest of others.
Also featured within this section are personal narratives written by survivors who relate a given aspect of the war, be it trench conditions, or their part in a specific attack or action, as well as the testimony of such participants as nurses and chaplains.
www.firstworldwar.com /diaries/index.htm   (156 words)

  
 Posters at War
All the participants in World War I used posters to mold public opinion.
Within days after Congress declared war against Germany in April 1917, Charles Dana Gibson (creator of the "Gibson Girl") gathered a group of artists who pledged their talents to the promotion of the war effort.
The artists' immediate task of whipping up enthusiasm for the war was made difficult by Wilson's victory in the election of 1916.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /snpwwi5.htm   (464 words)

  
 World War I Radio Intercept Site
Just as American combat troops in the "Great War" frequently had to fight with foreign equipment, intercept activities were also often conducted with foreign equipment: in this case, the radios shown are of French manufacture.
At the outbreak of war in August 1914, the German Army successfully used vital radio intercepts, enabling them to defeat the Russian 2nd Army in the Battle of Tannenberg.
But the first large scale use of Army radio intelligence personnel was during World War I. Although signals intelligence was in its infancy, and radio was the new communications technology, the U.S. Army’s Radio Intelligence Section used their newfound capabilities to “spy” on enemy conversation.
www.nsa.gov /museum/museu00012.cfm   (288 words)

  
 World War I - Participants - World War I Quiz
World War I - Participants - World War I Quiz
This quiz will test your knowledge of the participants of the First World War.
* On what side was Great Britain during the First World War?
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