WWI TRIVIA FACTS FOR EXAM 2
1. Germans were the first to use flamethrowers in WWI. Their flamethrowers could fire jets
of flame as far as 130 feet (40 m).c
2. More than 65 million men from 30 countries fought in WWI. Nearly 10 million died. The
World War One and Women
World War One played a significant part in developing women's political rights - so it is
However, World War One may well have stymied the drive by women to gain
political rights or its part may have been over
WORLD WAR I ECONOMY
To sustain huge armies in the field, each nation had to wage total war that is, commit all
resources to the war effort.
The civilian made as significant a contribution to the war effort as the soldier at the
front. Thus, a new front,
Trench Warfare Health & Disease
Health witnesses a huge deterioration in the trenches.
- Not only did soldiers die from battle wounds or rifles in the war, they also died
because of diseases that widely spread in the trenches.
- Many of these diseases wer
Pacifists and World War One
While it is true that the start of World War One was greeted with vast amounts of patriotism
throughout Europe and theEmpire, there were those who were pacifists and refused to have
anything to do with the war.
- The pacifists
369TH REGIMENT IN WORLD WAR I
The 369th Infantry Regiment was constituted 2 June 1913 in the New York Army National
Guard as the 15th New York Infantry Regiment.
It was organized on 29 June 1916 at New York City.They were the most famous
black unit in W
Art in World War I
Along with millions of idealistic young men who were cut to pieces by machine guns and
obliterated by artillery shells, there was another major casualty of World War I: traditional ideas
about Western art.
The Great War of 1914-18 tilte
Battle of Kimimanjaro
The Battle of Kilimanjaro at Longido took place in German East Africa in November 1914 and
was an early skirmish during the East African Campaign of the First World War.
The British conquest of German East Africa was plann
Battle of Liege
The Battle of Lige was the opening engagement of the German invasion of Belgium, and the
first battle of World War I. The attack on the city began on 5 August 1914 and lasted until the
16th when the last Belgian fort finally surrendered.
World War I Casualties
The total number of military and civilian casualties in World War I was over 37 million.
There were over 16 million deaths and 20 million wounded ranking it among
the deadliest conflicts in human history.
The total number of dea