Looking back on the battle of Normandy it went a lot better than had anticipated although the casualties were high it was a great defeat in Canadian and British history. The casualties in this 88 day battle were in the hundreds of thousands and Copp states that it was roughly 2325 casualties a day. This had a major impact of the soldiers who had survived this battle. The sounds of
Haig only intention was to breakthrough to get the German trenches and defeat the army once and for all. The battle took more than 1,000,000 lives and as it was the bloodiest battle throughout the history, it is said that more than 20,000 soldiers died in the first hour and more than 60,000 casualties on the first day. The soldiers that took part in this insidious war were as young as 14 and had no training and they did not know that they’ll die so young. The Somme ended in bloodshed and the human cost was very high, 420,000 British soldiers and 200,000 French soldiers had died for their country, almost as many as the Germans added together. This insidious war The Somme was the most tragic moment for Britain and British history.
Between 1915 and 1917, Italian troops only got 10 miles inside Austrian territory. But in October 1917 came the disaster of Caporetto. In this battle, in fact a series of battles, the Italians had to fight the whole Austrian Army and 7 divisions of German troops. The Italian Army lost 300,000 men. Though the Italians had a victory at Vittorio Veneto in 1918, the psychological impact of Caporetto was huge.
The battle was fought in a heavily forested Ardennes region of eastern Belgium and northern Luxembourg The fact that the battle was fought in a heavy forested area, with the conditions of the fog made the battle more dangerous, because the sight was poor and there was no clue where the opposite army was hidden. The Battle of the Bulge was a very vicious battle that had taken place. The battle included 600,000 Germans, 500,000 Americans and 55,000 British. More than one million of the worlds' men fought in this battle. It claimed 100,000 German casualties, killed wounded or captured, 81,000 American casualties, including 23,554 captured and 19,000 killed, 1,400 British casualties and 200 killed.
This is mainly due to the sheer number of soldiers that were lost or injured in this battle considering the size of Australia’s population at the time. It also created an affectionate bond between Australia and New Zealand (ANZACs- Australian and New Zealand Army Corps). The Gallipoli Campaign took place in World War One (1914- 1918), where the “Triple Alliance” (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Turkey) fought against the “Triple Entente” (Great Britain, Russia and France). The war originated between Britain and Germany but then escalated to more than 100 countries. The Triple Entente tried to defeat Germany by destroying its allies.
All of Europe was affected by the Thirty Years War with fighting taking place throughout all of Germany, spilling into France, Spain, Italy, Poland and the Netherlands. However, it was Germany that suffered the most as a result of plundering after plundering by uncontrolled bands of marauders and other armies. The devastation this war caused on Germany’s landscape and the loss of life among civilians were the most severe in Europe since the Mongol invasion.  The war holds a place in German history similar to that of the Civil War in the United States.  Over the course of the Thirty Years War, there were six distinct phases, each with different countries within Europe art conflict with each other.
Tsarina Alexandra was influenced by Gregori Rasputin, an unpopular and scruffy “holy” man, who was supposedly controlling her son’s haemophilia condition. Nicholas’s decisions at the Eastern Front caused the country's military failures; by 1917 over 1,300,000 men had been killed in battle, 4,200,000 wounded and 2,417,000 had been captured by the enemy. First World War had a disastrous impact on the Russian economy; food was in short supply and this led to rising prices. By January 1917 the price of commodities in Petrograd had increased by six times. In an attempt to increase their wages, industrial workers went on strike.
Society: The most significant impact of volunteering and conscription is on society, because society is represented on a large scale, where volunteering and conscription had a long term affect and a short term affect. As more and more men had started to leave, Britain found itself with low production levels everywhere in the industry and a lot of changes had to be made in order to maintain production levels in Britain firstly as stated by history web: ‘’the Defense of the Realm Act gave the British Government almost dictatorial powers over all aspect of British society’’, especially concerning industrial production and labor allocation. To the society this meant a number of things, firstly it meant that there were shortages of all produce, most importantly food. Consequently, rationing of bread, tea, sugar and meat was introduced in 1918. That consequently also meant that now the British society was becoming healthier because they do not spend their money on unhealthy foods and instead are rationed to a limited amount, this had also meant that life became harder and prices were rising according to Arthur
The first day of the ‘Battle of the Somme’ is remembered as the ‘bloodiest day of the British army’. Led by General Sir Douglas Haig, the British Army fought a long battle of trench warfare, hoping to relieve German pressure from the French at Verdun and to destroy German manpower. Starting on 1st July 1916, the battle continued until November 1916. The soldiers believed this battle would decide which side would be the victor. They also believed that the battle symbolised all the horrors of warfare in World War One.
This destruction for the North was estimated at greater than 3,100 reported dead and over 14,500 wounded. Confederate casualties were higher - reported as one-third of the soldiers wounded, missing or killed. These numbers overwhelmed the residents of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania population estimated at 2,400 residents as Gettysburg served as a makeshift hospital and morgue. President Lincoln's remarks stated the somber nature of the region's devastation that he witnessed on his tour of the battlefield. Thousands of onlookers were in attendance, family members who had traveled many miles to hear consoling words to make sense of the great tragedy that had befallen them as a result of war.