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World War 1 officially ended in Compiègne, France, on November 11, 1918. In just four short years, 'the war to end all wars' had claimed roughly 17 million lives and left over 20 million additional men, women and children wounded.Almost 100 years later, November 11th is still, in many parts of th ...
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3 August 1914: Two days after declaring war on Russia and just one day after the French mobilization, Germany declares war on France. Several hours later, France declares war on Germany and begins to transport troops to the territories of Alsace and Lorraine, which France had ceded to Germany ...
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The history behind The Nemesis Engines: 2 Aug 1914

Austria-Hungary's days-old conflict with Serbia has driven Russia to mobilize troops along the German border. In response, on 1 August 1914, Germany declares war on Russia. Honoring France's alliance with Russia (a declaration of war on Russia is a virtual declaration of war against France), French ...
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‘The Nemesis Engines’ – 100 years ago…

July 28, 1914. It has been a month since the assassination in Sarajevo of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife. After a month of mourning across the Austro-Hungarian empire - and a month of outrage and anger and calls for revenge - Austria Hungary declares war on Serbia. We are still quite a way ...
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