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Historical fiction author Gabriele Wills, lists of WWI books, shares her extensive research into the Great War with fasinating facts websites related to World War 1. A state of total war emerged, directly involving more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. 211 Squadron in World War I. One hundred years ago today German troops began pouring over the border into Belgium, on August 4, 1914 starting the first major battle of World War I.
World War I ( often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Contemporaneously described as " the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history.
World War II ( often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world' s countries— including all the great powers— eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.