World War 1 (28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918)

WW1, First World War, War of the Nations, The Great War or The War to End all Wars

WW1

WORLD WAR 1 (WW1) was a global war that originated in Europe and involved nearly all the biggest powers of the world.

WW1 is also known as the:
First World War | War of the Nations | The Great War | The War to End all Wars.

Europe had split into 2 large families of enemy countries:
The Allies – The British Empire, France, Belgium, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro Russia and USA (later).
The Central Powers – Germany, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey.

Germany invaded Belgium on 4 August 1914. Since Britain was on Belgium’s side it declared war on Germany in return. Thus began the 4-year epic World War 1. Eventually the Allies won World War 1.

Did you know that:
?WW1 ended on the 11th hour of the11th day of the 11th month in 1918.
This historic day is known as Armistice Day.
⚔️ More than 18 million soldiers lost their lives in this military conflict.
? The youngest British Soldier was only 12 years old.
⚔️ Tanks were developed by the British as top secret work.

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