World war i (or the first world war) was a global war which began on july 28, 1914 and lasted until november 11, 1918 the war lasted exactly four years, three months and 14 days most of the fighting was in europe, but soldiers from many other countries took part, and it changed the colonial empires of the european powers. Learn about the history of the american red cross from we received our first congressional charter in 1900 and to the american red cross in world war i. But despite these preparations, britain suffered a number of setbacks during the first months of the first world war – on 22 september 1914, the german navy sunk a number of british ships at dogger bank (sixty miles off the east coast of england in the north sea), killing 1,459 sailors and on 16 december, german ships penetrated close. History » world war one » inside the first world war 1 and the europe we left behind inform both post-war nihilism and a nostalgia for the world that the.
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