Militarism In World War I

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Militarism The European nations were involved in an arms race to produce the best weapons and the biggest well trained army. France and Germany had more than doubled their armies since the Franco-Prussian war in which France lost. Britain and Germany were involved in a competition to control the seas. Britain had introduced ‘the dreadnought’, the most advanced and powerful battle ship of that time. Germany quickly tried to produce battleships to counter it. Alliances The two opposing groups that fought in World War I were the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey) and the Triple Entente (Britain, France, and Russia), who would come to be known as the allies. These alliances were formed to produce powerful combinations
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