WWI and causes

Topics: World War I, World War II, Ottoman Empire Pages: 4 (690 words) Published: October 7, 2013
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World War I
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Clockwise from top: trenches on the Western Front; a British Mark IV Tank crossing a trench; Royal Navy battleship HMS Irresistible sinking after striking a mine at the Battle of the Dardanelles; a Vickers machine gun crew with gas masks, and German Albatros D.III biplanes Date28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918 (Armistice)

Treaty of Versailles signed 28 June 1919
(4 years and 11 months)
Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye signed 10 September 1919
Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine signed 27 November 1919
Treaty of Trianon signed 4 June 1920
Treaty of Sèvres signed 10 August 1920
LocationEurope, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, China and off the coast of South and North America ResultAllied victory
End of the German, Russian, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian empires Formation of new countries in Europe and the Middle East
Transfer of German colonies and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers Establishment of the League of Nations. (more...)
Belligerents
Allied (Entente) Powers
France
British Empire
Australia
Canada
India
Newfoundland
New Zealand
South Africa
United Kingdom
Russia (1914–17)
Italy (1915–18)
United States (1917–18)
Serbia
Romania (1916–18)
Japan
Belgium
Greece (1917–18)
Portugal (1916–18)
...and others
Central Powers
German Empire
Baden
Bavaria
Prussia
Saxony
Württemberg
Austria-Hungary
Ottoman Empire
Bulgaria (1915–18)
Co-belligerents
Jabal Shammar
...and others
Commanders and leaders
French Third Republic Raymond Poincaré
British Empire George V
Russian Empire Nicholas II
Kingdom of Italy Victor Emmanuel III
United States Woodrow Wilson
Romania Ferdinand
Empire of Japan Taishō
Kingdom of Serbia Peter I
Belgium Albert I
...and others
German Empire Wilhelm II
Austria-Hungary Franz Joseph I (1914–16)...
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