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World War I, which started in July 1914 and ended Nov. 11, 1918, was responsible for more than 17 million casualties, approximately 100,000 of which were troops from the United States. Causes of World War I include mutua... More »

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World War I is commonly referred to as the Great War or the War of Nations. It began in August 1914 and ended in November 1918. There were two primary alliances: the Central Powers and the Allied Powers. The end of World... More »

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No one is the villain of his own story, so there are conflicting accounts of what World War I was like based on what country is telling the story. As Napoleon said, "History is a set of lies agreed upon," so there are se... More »

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World War I is commonly referred to as the Great War or the War of Nations. It began in August 1914 and ended in November 1918. There were two primary alliances: the Central Powers and the Allied Powers. The end of World... More »

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World War I ended on Nov. 11, 1918, when major hostilities between the Allied and Central Powers ceased. The combatants then began to negotiate peace, and on June 28, 1919 signed the Treaty of Versailles, officially endi... More »

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World War I was fought from July 28, 1914 to Nov. 11, 1918. The war ended with nearly 10 million dead and 20 million wounded. The German, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires collapsed, leaving geopolitical divisions tha... More »

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The Allied Forces won World War I on Nov. 11, 1918, which became known as Armistice Day. The Allied forces consisted of Great Britain, the United States, France and Russia. They were opposed to the Central powers, which ... More »

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