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During world war ii, the united states and the soviet union fought together as allies against the axis powers however, the relationship between the two nations was a tense one. 'a war to end all wars' the first world war was the first truly global conflict – the battle raged not just in the trenches of the western front but in africa, the middle east and asia. The cambridge history of the first world war is a comprehensive, three-volume work, which provides an authoritative account of the military, political, social, economic and cultural history of the great war.
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World war i began in 1914, after the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand, and lasted until 1918 during the conflict, germany, austria-hungary, bulgaria and the ottoman empire (the central. First world war in brief for beginners world war i was an armed world conflict that took place mostly in europe between 1914 and 1918 and it was fought by the allies (great britain, france, russia, and united states) on one side, and the central powers (germany, austria-hungary, and the ottoman empire) on the other. Brief overview the start of the war world war i began on july 28, 1914, when austria-hungary declared war on serbiathis seemingly small conflict between two countries spread rapidly: soon, germany, russia, great britain, and france were all drawn into the war, largely because they were involved in treaties that obligated them to defend certain other nations. Introduction world war ii was the largest and most violent armed conflict in the history of mankind however, the half century that now separates us from that conflict has exacted its toll on our collective knowledge. Overview: ferocious and all encompassing, the first world war touched countless lives in europe and far beyond in this volume, susan r grayzel explores the unprecedented nature of modern total war, and outlines the origins, experiences, and legacies of the war through-and beyond-europe and the west.
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