The Great War
July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918
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Treaty Of Versailles:
Fourteen Points (1-5, 14):
~ Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points were first outlined in a speech Wilson gave to the American Congress in January 1918. Wilson's Fourteen Points became the basis for a peace programme and it was on the back of the Fourteen Points that Germany and her allies agreed to an armistice in November 1918.
The Big Four:
League Of Nations:
" Peace Without Victory " :
Henry Cabot Lodge:
Going Over The Top
~ Better than standing in a line and just shooting at each other.
~ New guns were coming out that would shot more than one bullet at a time.
Going Over Now
~ Tanks were made so the could get over no mans land.
World War One had left Europe devastated, those countries that had fought in it, had suffered casualties never experienced before:
Britain : 750,000 soldiers killed; 1,500,000 wounded
France : 1,400,000 soldiers killed; 2,500,000 wounded
Belgium : 50,000 soldiers killed
Italy : 600,000 soldiers killed
Russia : 1,700,000 soldiers killed
America : 116,000 soldiers killed
The Allies suffered heavy casualties also:
Germany : 2,000,000 soldiers killed
Austria-Hungary : 1,200,000 soldiers killed
Turkey : 325,000 soldiers killed
Bulgaria : 100,000 soldiers killed
The total deaths of all nations who fought in the war is thought to have been 8.5 million with 21 million being wounded.