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Russia WW1 Featured

Russian Empire In The First World War

 The Russian Empire had faced several reverses in the years leading to World War I including defeat at the hands of a much smaller Japan and the 1905 Revolution. In 1907, Russia strengthened ties...
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Germany In The First World War

 In the decades preceding World War I, Germany rose rapidly as a nation becoming the largest economy in Europe and a major military power. After the assassination of Austro-Hungarian heir Archduke Franz Ferdinand by...
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Austro-Hungarian Empire In The First World War

 Ruled by the Habsburg monarchy, the Austro-Hungarian Empire was the largest political entity in mainland Europe before World War I. Rising pro-Slav nationalism in the empire was a threat to it and it was...
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Serbia In The First World War

 In the years leading to World War I, there were hostilities between Austria-Hungary and Serbia. Their ties worsened with Austria-Hungary‚Äôs annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1908 which angered the Serbian nationalists, who wanted...
WW1 People Featured

10 Most Legendary People From World War I

 World War I was a global conflict between the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria; and the Allies which was a coalition of many nations, most prominently the Great Britain,...
WW1 Political Leaders Featured

10 Major Political Leaders of World War I

 World War I was a global conflict between the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria; and the Allies which was a coalition of many nations, most prominently the Great Britain,...
WW1 Military Leaders Featured

12 Major Military Leaders of World War I

 World War I was a global conflict between the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria; and the Allies which was a coalition of many nations, most prominently the Great Britain,...
WW1 Middle East Featured

Battles And Events of World War I In The Middle East

  Fought between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918, World War I was a global conflict between the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria; and the Allies which was a...
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Battles And Events of World War I On The Italian Front

 Fought between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918, World War I was a global conflict between the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria; and the Allies which was a...
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Battles And Events of World War I In The Balkan Peninsula

 Fought between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918, World War I was a global conflict between the Central Powers and the Allies. The Balkans refer to the peninsula in Eastern Europe sandwiched between...

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