World War 1 Archive

There were more than 100 battles fought in the World War 1. The war lasted for 4 years that started on 28 July 1914 and ended on 11 November 1918. There were over 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians were directly or indirectly involved. World War 1 has some of the bloodiest battles in the history that result over 17 million casualties and 20 million wounded. The war also introduces some of the advanced weaponry such as machine guns -Maxim MG 08, aircraft – zeppelin. Here is the top 10 bloodiest battle of World War 1. 10. Hundred Days Offensive (7,000,000 Casualties) Hundred Days Offensive was a series of offensive delivered by the Allies. Spring Offensive from March to July, 1918 had advanced Germans [&hellip

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Exactly a hundred and one years ago, on June 1914, a Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand in the small Balkan city of Sarajevo. But again, Europe had witnessed a number of high-profile assassinations in the preceding years – a chain of assassinations that had shocked everyone alike, but none of them had led to a major inevitable crisis. It was this incident that sent ripples all over Europe and set off a series of events that led to the Great War – an armed conflict so violent and massive that over 17 million people lost their lives in a period of over 4 years. To pinpoint a single assassination as the cause of this war would be historically insufficient and unfair [&hellip

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