World War 1 Essay

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World War I From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from World war 1) Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the major war of 1914–1918. For other uses, see World War One (disambiguation) and Great War (disambiguation). "WW1" and "WWI" redirect here. For the album by White Whale, see WWI (album). Page semi-protected World War I WW1 TitlePicture For Wikipedia Article.jpg 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 Date 28 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 Location Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, China and off the coast of South and North America Result Allied 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

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