I Am Fascinated By the First World War

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    It Is Nearing The 100 Year Anniversary ...

    It is nearing the 100 year anniversary ...Some 100 years ago Europe was still in relative peace, andyou could have tea in Tsing Tau with the Captains of the German Far East Asiatic Naval Squadron and chat about international trade. The carnage was still some 1 1/2 years away. 
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    Jun 21, 2013

    The Fist Shot Between The Us And Germany (+etc) Was Fired In Guam, Not The Western Front

    The fist shot between the US and Germany (+etc) was fired in Guam, not the Western Front... On 10 August 1914, the "new"Cormoran or Cormoran II left Tsingtao harbor and sailed throughout theSouth Pacific region, pursued by Japanese warships. On 14 December, Cormoran II...
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    May 22, 2011

    This Intrigues Me Because...

    This is a subject that has always intrigued me and is one of my favorite areas of study.  Why?  Because the Great War effectively created the world we live in today, so much that has occurred since then would likely not have happened without those four awful years. ...
    FranzJosef FranzJosef
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2007

    The United States And World War I

    The United States’ 1917 entry into World War I represents one of the crucial turning points in American history. Its significance, however, scarcely exceeds modern America’s collective ignorance of it. The war began for corporate America long before it started for the...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    Mar 29, 2011

    Does anyone know anything about

    why the first world war occured?!
    AmandizzLove06 AmandizzLove06
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 30, 2015

    My Grandfathers War

    I am fascinated by the First World War, due to both my Grandfathers, involvement in this war. My interest peeked as I started researching my families genealogy.  In 2007 we pay tribute to the soldiers who sacrificed so much in WW1   especially the Battle of Vimy...
    glorygirl glorygirl
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Nov 3, 2007

    History Of World War I Is Totally Suppressed In The U S A, As If It Never Happened ...

    History of World War I is totally suppressed in the U S A, as if it never happened ... yet the US casualities were 2nd only to WW II.Without World War I, you can never understand how World War II came to be. It does not explain everything -- but WW II out of context is...
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    May 7, 2011
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