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How Each Of The Great Powers Helped Start the First World War

It's the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serbian terrorist — an event that escalated into unprecedented global conflict known today as World War I. Most historians say Germany led the charge into war, but seven other powers deserve a share in the blame.

Laura (Ingersoll) Secord, Canadian heroine of the War of 1812. She's famous for her twenty mile walk through enemy lines to warn the British command of a pending American attack.

First World War centenary: the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, as it happened

First World War centenary: the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, as it happened - Telegraph

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

At six o’clock in the evening on July nearly one month after the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his...

Political Map- Britain, France and Russia were in the Triple Entente. Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy were in the Triple Alliance.

20 Photo Galleries Chronicling World War I

Kemmerich did not know what had happened beneath his pants. Soon to find out he would have lost both of his legs and died shortly after. It was so hard to watch him go.