Supported by over historical sources from across Europe, 50 newly-commissioned Banner for debate on the origins of the first world war article. Drawing on unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses, journalists.
At the dawn of the 20th century, few anticipated a global war, but what came to be known as the Great War began on June 28, , with the assassinations of. Sadly, by the time World War 1 was over, more than 18 million people had been killed worldwide. It was hoped it would be the war to end all wars. But this wasn'. The United States later declared war on German ally Austria-Hungary on December 7, World War I Trenches in France. Germany's resumption of submarine.
June 28, Archduke Francis Ferdinand is assassinated. · July 28, Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, beginning World War I. · August , The First World War saw the Entente Powers, led by France, Russia, the British Empire, and later Italy (from ) and the United States (from ), defeat the. It is now more often referred to as the First World War or World War One. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne.