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History Facts - The Beginning of World War I

  1. The trigger for World War I was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, who was the heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire. It catapulted a war across Europe that carried on till 1918.
  2. On August 4, 1914, the German army crossed the border and entered Belgium. In the first battle, the Germans attacked the protected city of Liege. By using enormous siege cannons, they managed to capture the entire city by August 15th.
  3. The first battle of Marne saw France and Britain in conflict with the invading German army, which by that point, had infiltrated northeastern France. The combined effort forced the Germans to retreat to the north of the Aisne River.
  4. The hardships faced during the various battles of World War I has inspired several works of art, including Enrich Maria Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western Front", and John McRae's "In Flanders Fields".
  5. The global war was one of the main contributors to the spread of the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. The pandemic killed an estimated 40 million people.
  6. World War I is acknowledged to be the first "modern war", as technologies now utilized in war, such as radio communication, machine guns, tanks, and aerial combat, were used extensively for the first time.

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