World War I
World War I, 1914–18, also known as the Great War, conflict, chiefly in Europe, among most of the great Western powers. It was the largest war the world had yet seen.
Sections in this article:
- Aftermath and Reckoning
- War's Outbreak
- From the Marne to Verdun
- From America's Entry to Allied Victory
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