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World War I was a disastrous European war fought from 1914 to 1919 that also entangled many non-European areas, including colonial empires and the United States. The major powers included Britain, France and Russia on on... More »

There was a theoretical state of war that existed between the Isles of Scilly and the Netherlands for 335 years, from March 30, 1651 to April 17, 1986, and is considered the longest war in the history of world. Although ... More »

Before the United States entered World War II, it asked American automotive companies to design a fast reconnaissance vehicle for the Army. The American Bantam company produced a prototype, but the company was too small ... More »

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The major combatants in World War I were the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire versus the Allied Forces of Great Britain, France, the United States, Russia, Italy and Japan. In a... More »

World War I had far-reaching consequences in a variety of areas, but the most prominent was the near-destruction of Germany and the direct cause of World War II. Other consequences include the downfall of the Russian tsa... More »

Although the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand is cited as the main cause that thrust the world into war, many causes and events led up to World War I. Some of the secondary causes include the mutual def... More »

Great Britain, France, the United States and Russia made up the Allies that were victorious in World War I. The opposing forces of Germany and Austria-Hungary were referred to as the Central Powers. Italy had joined the ... More »