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The great events of world history - volume 13 - World War I - Wikipedia


Important events of 1918 during the fifth and final year of the First World War, including the French Marshall Ferdinand Foch being appointed Supreme Allied Commander.

Important events of 1916 during the third year of the First World War, including Field Marshal Lord Kitchener asking for US military participation.

Important events of 1918 during the fifth and final year of the First World War, including the French Marshall Ferdinand Foch being appointed Supreme Allied Commander.

Important events of 1916 during the third year of the First World War, including Field Marshal Lord Kitchener asking for US military participation.

Allied Powers / Entente:
King George V
President Raymond Poincare
Tsar Nicholas II
King Victor Emmanuel III
King Peter I
King Albert I
Emperor Taisho
Chief of General Staff Constantin Prezan
Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos
President Woodrow Wilson

Central Powers:
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Emperor Franz Josef I
Minister of War Enver Pasha
Tsar Ferdinand I

End of Austro-Hungarian, Ottoman & Russian empires
Harsh surrender terms forced on Germany major cause of WWII
Redrawing of borders in Europe & Mideast

The war resulted in a dramatically changed geo-political landscape, including the destruction of three empires: Austro-Hungarian, Ottoman and Russian. New borders were drawn at its conclusion and resentments, especially on the part of Germany, left festering in Europe. Ironically, decisions made after the fighting ceased led the War to End War to be a significant cause of the Second World War.




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