How Each Of The Great Powers Helped Start the First World War
The two-state ... t help that the German military was dominated by the Junker class — hawkish Prussians who often perceived war as a completely legitimate means to an end. Germany was unwavering in its support of Austria-Hungary during the July Crisis.
The War to End All Wars? Hardly. But It Did Change Them Forever.
ZONNEBEKE, Belgium — To walk the orderly rows of headstones in the elegant graveyards that hold the dead of World War ... big offensives of 1918 broke the German Army. The rate of killing in the muck and mud of the trenches was much lower than during ...
World War I, Rather Than World War II, Is Key for U.S. Foreign Policy
Woodrow Wilson, the American president, also demanded that the German ... the world (especially those in Europe), to avoid entangling alliances, and to be suspicious of large standing armies. Of course, we got all three during the post-World War II Cold ...
WWI looms large at Ypres EU summit
Now a bustling, busy place, Ypres and its proud medieval cloth hall were reduced to rubble by incessant German shelling ... the ceremony has continued every night since, except during World War II -- yet another conflict whose dead lie here.
1914, World War I and the end of the German Empire: Alison Smale
But this abstention from military action does not mean that Germany is not throwing its weight about. During the European ... hall that shows every German ship lost in the two world wars, the 35,000 German sailors lost in World War I and the 120,000 ...