Was Britain right to enter the Great War?
More than 700,000 British soldiers who perished between 1914 and 1918 ... was nearly all men who fought – died premature, violent deaths because of it. In Serbia, the extreme case, nearly a quarter of males aged between 15 and 49 lost their lives.
The Great War and a small island- Jamaica and World War I
Though fighting continued for another year and millions more lives were lost, the Central Powers were staring defeat in the face towards the close of 1918 ... nearly every corner of the globe because many of the warring nations were colonial powers. Their ...
How WWI gave us drones
But our preoccupation with their novelty -- with the ethical hazards ... memory of it shapes the response to American drones and airstrikes today. All this came about because of World War I-era British notions of the particular suitability of air power ...
11 November 1918 remembered - the War everybody lost
And from that day until today - and now I'm nearly 106 ... used to look between the fire and apertures and all you could see was a couple of stray dogs out there, fighting over a biscuit that they'd found. They were fighting for their lives.
The Great War 1914-1918: ‘The most unnecessary war in history’
"Gave up their lives ... lost them a million men between March and July. The allies, with the U.S. having entered the conflict late, won. The war ended with an armistice declared on Nov. 11, 1918, and the treaty ending the war was signed June 28, 1919 ...