In what year did World War I begin?
WW1 was a global war that lasted from 1914 to 1918. It was fought between the Allied Powers (Britain, France, Russia and others) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire). WW1 resulted in 15 million military and civilian deaths.
World War 1
What was the main cause of World War 1?
- Alliances between countries
- The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
- Competition for resources
In World War 1, the British and French used cats in the trenches to detect incoming gas attacks. During World War 1, the German Empire was the first to use a submarine to sink an enemy warship. The first tanks were used in World War 1 and were initially referred to as 'landships' by the British.
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What were some of the main causes of World War I, and how did they contribute to the outbreak of war?
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