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The Central Powers were Germany, the Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria and the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, while the Triple Entente was composed initially of the Allied Powers Russia, France and Great Britain. The Central Powers c... More »

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In military terms, a two-front war is one in which fighting occurs in separate locations at the same general time. Some well-known two-front wars include both World Wars of the 20th century, the Napoleonic wars and sever... More »

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The timeline of World War II officially begins in 1939, when Germany invaded Poland, causing Britain and France to declare war on Germany, and ends with Japan's surrender Sept. 2, 1945. But the first rumblings of World W... More »

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The United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917, joining the Allied Powers of Great Britain, France, Italy and Russia in the fight against the Central Powers of Germany, the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, the Ottoman ... 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 »

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During World War I, Germany, Austria and the other countries in the Ottoman Empire formed the Central Powers and fought against the Allied Powers, which consisted of Russia, Japan, Great Britain, Italy and France. The wa... More »

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The countries and empires that fought in World War I included the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria. Other powers were Greece, Italy, Japan, Montenegro, Portugal Romania, R... More »

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