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  World War 1
During World War 1 planes were used for the first time to bomb targets and lunch gas attacks, and machine guns would take out an entire line of soldiers.
By the end of the war that same fervor for power and a nation’s desire for supremacy and absolute control represented a disgrace to the human race.
War is never good but it is even worse when it is not for a noble cause.
www.cs.fiu.edu /~ukhan01/writings/World_War_1.htm   (940 words)

  
 World War 1 History
The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand triggered World War 1.
The Archduke's assassination triggered the outbreak of World War 1.
Germany declared war on Russia on Aug. 1, 1914, in response to Russia’s mobilization.
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/Bunker/3017   (2509 words)

  
 Justice in the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gathered from the whole world, in communion with all who believe in Christ and with the entire human family, and opening our hearts to the Spirit who is the whole of creation new, we have questioned ourselves about the mission of the People of God to further justice in the world.
We see in the world a set of injustices which constitute the nucleus of today's problems and whose solution requires the undertaking of tasks and functions in every sector of society, and even on the level of the global society towards which we are speeding in this last quarter of the twentieth century.
Since it is world justice which is in question here, the unity of the human family within which, according to God's plan, a human being is born must first of all be seriously affirmed.
www.osjspm.org /cst/jw.htm   (5115 words)

  
 World War 1
World War 1 or the First World War, 1914 - 1918, was the first war that involved nations spanning more than half the globe, hence world war.
It was commonly called "The Great War" or sometimes "the war to end wars" until World War II started, although the name "First World War" was coined as early as 1920 by Lt-Col à Court Repington in The First World War 1914-18.
World War 1 is the best World War 1 information resource on the Internet.
www.world-war-1.info   (269 words)

  
 ANMEF & AIF in the Great War (WW1)
The major brunt of the war effort on the Allied side was borne by France, Great Britain and her four Dominion nations, Russia, Serbia and Belgium.
During the final allied offensives of the war, it was engaged at Mont St Quentin and Albert, and in the penetration of the Hindenburg Line.
World War I - Sinai, Palestine and Syria
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-conflicts-periods/ww1/0-ww1-cat-index.htm   (1764 words)

  
 World War 1
The rules and OBs cover the war in the West from start to end (1914-1919), while the counters in the game allow all the campaigns in Africa, the hypothetical 2 nd Mexican-American War, and the Caporetto (Oct 17), Peace Offensive (Feb 18), Black Autumn (Jul 18), And the War Goes On (Feb 19) scenarios.
Paths of Glory: The First World War, designed by six-time Charles S. Roberts Award winner, Ted Raicer, allows players to step into the shoes of the monarchs and marshals who triumphed and bungled from 1914 to 1918.
World War 1 has just been resolved and Lenin's Bolsheviks have toppled the Tsarist government and is in control of central Russia.
www.gameslore.co.uk /acatalog/Products_World_War_1_49.html   (841 words)

  
 World War 1 - 15th Field Artillery Regiment
The 15th Field Artillery (FA) Regiment was organized in Syracuse, New York on 1 June 1917 from cadre transferred from the 4th FA Regiment.
By 1 June 1918, the regiment occupied positions northwest of Chateau-Thierry and on 14 July 1918, was relieved by elements of the 26th "Yankee" Division in order to prepare for the Soissons Counteroffensive.
The War Records indicate the 15th FA Regiment was in continuous action from July till November 1918, and participated in the Lorraine; Aisne; Ille de France; Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; and Meuse-Argonne campaigns, and earned them the unofficial nickname as the Indianheads.
www.landscaper.net /worldwar1.htm   (764 words)

  
 World War 1 Questions
The original assumption which was that the war would be over by Christmas developed as a result of each countries belief that their technology would destroy their opponents and at the same time, that one large offensive would be all it took to tilt the tide in the war.
The war a completely unique event in the world, and as a result, it was believed that prior war strategies would prove to be just as effective.
However when the war began, it was soon realized that a full scale battle would be too risky for either side, for the general of the side that lost would be blamed for his countries defeat.
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 World War 1 Tanks
As a result of these problems, several improvements were made - the modification of the tracks so as to not pick up as much mud, and the addition of an 'unditching beam', which was a piece of would, that would run along with the tracks when necessary to give it an extra bit of grip.
Probably the biggest use of tanks within the war was the battle of Cambrai, in November 1917, when British infantry and 400 tanks crashed through the Hindenburg line with great success.
In the war the British ended up using 2 350 tanks of 13 types, the French 4 000 small vehicles, and the Germans only 20 tanks in total.
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/Bunker/3017/tanks.html   (704 words)

  
 World War 1
The History of the Regiment in the First World War is very much the story of the men of the counties of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
During the War the Regiment expanded to a maximum of 33 Battalions, of whom 20 served overseas.
The Territorial Army was immediately mobilised on the outbreak of War, and the original four Sherwood Foresters Territorial Battalions, the 5th, 6th, 7th (Robin Hoods) and 8th, formed the 139 (Forester) Infantry Brigade in the 46 (North Midland) Division.
freespace.virgin.net /stephen.mee/world_war_1.htm   (1459 words)

  
 World War I WebQuest
You will use primary sources to explore the experience of different participant's roles in World War I and what it may have been like to have been in 'their shoes'.
The WW1 WebQuest may be found in the grade 10 and grade 11 section, under Activities for World War I units of study.
The WW1 WebQuest may be found in the examples section, under the column: grades 9 - 12 and the row: Social Studies.
www.sonic.net /bantam1/wqww1.html   (635 words)

  
 The Causes of World War 1
War had a major role in achieving nation strength in Italy and Germany.
If war came, the alliance system meant that a number of nations would fight, not only the two involved in a duspute.
The invasion of Belgium caused Britian to declare war on Germany on August.
www.angelfire.com /mi3/ww1/causes.html   (951 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / World / Poverty, war, HIV affect over 1 billion children, UNICEF says
The world's most deadly place for a child, Sierra Leone, recorded nearly three children in 10 dying before their 5th birthday.
The report is the UN agency's 10th annual overview of the world's children and the last produced under the 10-year leadership of executive director Carol Bellamy, who steps down next year.
Fifty-nine wars were fought around the globe between 1990 and 2003, and of the world's 20 poorest countries, 16 suffered a major conflict in the past 15 years.
www.boston.com /news/world/articles/2004/12/09/poverty_war_hiv_affect_over_1_billion_children_unicef_says   (504 words)

  
 world war 1
It is also important that the highest death ratio occurred early in the war, but as the war progressed and defensive measures improved, the ratio decreased.
The actions of Princip and his co-conpirators was called "the spark that started World War I." As a result of the assassination, Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatium to Serbia placing the blame at their doorstep.
The content of the film can be divided into four distinct parts - (1) the education and enlistment of young German recruits, (2) the soldiers' arrival at the front of World War I, (3) the experiences of the horrors of war in trench warfare, (4) the hero's homecoming, return to the front, and ultimate death.
www.hannasd.org /sths/war2/wwone.htm   (4748 words)

  
 World War 1
My Aunt My Hero: - Helen Fairchild was a member of the Pennsylvania Hospital Unit during World War I. She wrote 100 pages of letters during her time in France and her letters home have been collected by her niece, Mrs Nelle Fairchild Rote.
uring World War 1, 14 nurses from the Penrith District served overseas with the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force in Rabaul, on hospital ships and with the Australian Imperial Force in Egypt, England, the Western Front and Salonika (Greece).
WW1 - Nurses from Australia - One of the least publicized of all Army services is the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps, which has given 100 years of dedicated work to caring for Australian servicemen in times of war and its aftermath.
www.nurses.info /specialty_military_nursing_war_main_ww1.htm   (483 words)

  
 World History -- World War 1 Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
World War 1 ("The Great War") was fought from 1914-1918.
There were 8.6 million casualties during World War 1, with the Allied Powers (the victors) losing 5.1 million and the Central Powers losing 3.5 million.
The war was devastating to the countries involved, and was known as the "war to end all wars" until the second world war began.
www.worldhistory.com /worldwari.htm   (432 words)

  
 Causes of World War 1
Unlike World War II, the circumstances leading up to World War I, are more politically complex.
Unlike World War II, the causes of World War I are not as clear cut.
The "Great War" was not caused by megalomaniacs hungry for power as in the case of Mussolini and Hitler during World War II.
sdsd.essortment.com /worldwaricaus_nbk.htm   (544 words)

  
 World War 1 - Timelines - 1914 - 1919   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dedicated to keeping alive the memory and commemorating the events of the Great War campaign on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey, which that took place from early 1915 to January 1916.
The Battle of Verdun is considered the greatest and lengthiest in world history.
Honouring British and Empire servicemen shot by firing-squad during World War One.
www.worldwar-1.net /links/world-war-1-links-index.htm   (174 words)

  
 World War I links
German Responsibility for the First World WarDescribes the German's responsibility for the start of the war and the war's importance, as well as the unfolding of events.
World War I, The Entente Cordiale Between England and FranceDocument.
World War I Collections in Milwaukee ArchivesStories of several individuals who were involved in some part of the war effort.
killeenroos.com /link/ww1.html   (2475 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)

  
 Inside 9/11 Episode 1: "War on America" :: al Qaeda, World Trade Center Bombing, Osama bin Laden :: National Geographic ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"War on America" opens with the dramatic 1993 World Trade Center bombing and tracks terrorist activities aimed at U.S. targets throughout the 1990s leading up to the horrific morning of September 11, 2001.
The extreme hatred for those outside the Islamic faith becomes the cornerstone of al Qaeda's ideology from the mid 1990s until today and is the basis of bin Laden's power.
As terrorist activities and organizations continue to increase in power and strength, "War on America" charts the response of the U.S. intelligence community and details the efforts of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the National Security Council, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and at least two U.S. presidents.
www.nationalgeographic.com /channel/inside911/episode_1.html   (429 words)

  
 World War I - Trenches on the Web
The trenches are set up in such a way as to allow you to explore the "The Great War" at your own pace and in your own manner.
News on World War I events, Literary and Essay Awards, plus excellent resources and assistance for teachers and resources.
Be aware that should you come to grievous bodily harm as a result of the information presented here, or worse yet, you get a World War I question wrong on Final Jeopardy, just remember you were warned so we won't be held accountable.
www.worldwar1.com   (797 words)

  
 First World War.com - A multimedia history of World War One
Read a biographical sketch of the German Kaiser who led his country into war in 1914.
Browse a collection of potted summaries of the First World War as fought at sea.
Read a brief summary of the role that flamethrowers played during the early stage of the Great War.
www.firstworldwar.com   (124 words)

  
 WW3 - The True Cause of World War 1
But the "revisionist historian" knows just what caused and what the purpose was of the conflagration of World War I. Up until America's entry into this war, the American people had followed the wise advice of President George Washington given in his farewell address, delivered to the nation on September 17, 1796.
It was known that the very wealthy were interested in involving the American government in that war, and Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan was one who made note of this.
Today is World War 3 on March 20, 2003 and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
www.threeworldwars.com /world-war-1/ww1.htm   (1576 words)

  
 World War 1 in Canterbury City, NSW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A fountain was erected to "honour the fallen heroes of the Canterbury District" and Canterbury Council erected an Honour Roll at the Town Hall in Canterbury Road.
When the news came through, pupils of Campsie Public School who were being taught in the Presbyterian and Anglican church halls were each given the opportunity to ring the church bells to spread the joy and relief the community felt.
World War 1 honour rolls and war memorials recorded on this homepage to date are:
www.canterbury.nsw.gov.au /history/war/war1.htm   (461 words)

  
 World War 1
war, a look at the political and military leaders, an outline of major offensives, and statistics.
War 1 Naval history including the Battle of Jutland, Coronel and the Falklands, the scuttling at Scapa Flow and warships sunk.
war to end all wars claimed 10 million lives and forever changed the political map...
www.searching.uk.com /world_war_1.html   (147 words)

  
 BBC - History - World War One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Battle of Verdun exemplified the war of attrition waged by both sides.
A reassessment of the view that the human devastation of World War One was caused by incompetent leadership.
Discover the effects of war on the people who fought, and on those who were left behind.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/war/wwone   (394 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Books: World War 1 in Colour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
World War One has always been seen in fl and white.
Featuring over 200 rare photographs, three-quarters of which have never before been published, World War One in Colour brings a breathtaking new immediacy and poignancy to the war which consumed the lives of 10 million people.
It stunning colour photographs, World War 1 in Colour shows the brilliance of computer technology, and the horrors of war.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0091897823   (484 words)

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