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 +Rising [[nationalism]] and increasing national awareness were among the many causes of [[World War I]] (1914–1918), the first of two wars to involve many major [[great power|world power]]s including [[Germany]], [[France]], [[Italy]], [[Japan]], [[Russia]]/[[USSR]], the [[United States]] and the [[British Empire]]. World War I led to the creation of many new countries, especially in [[Eastern Europe]]. At the time it was said by many to be the "[[war to end all wars]]".
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-'''World War I''', also known as '''WWI''', the '''First World War''', the '''Great War''', and "'''The War To End All Wars'''," was a [[global]] [[war|military conflict]] which took place primarily in Europe between [[1914]] and [[1918]]. More than nine million soldiers died and millions of civilians perished. The conflict had a decisive impact on the history of the 20th century. + 
 +'''World War I''', also known as '''WWI''', the '''First World War''', the '''Great War''', and "'''The War To End All Wars'''," was a [[global war]] which took place primarily in Europe between [[1914]] and [[1918]]. More than nine million soldiers died and millions of civilians perished. The conflict had a decisive impact on the history of the 20th century.
 +== In fiction and art==
 +*''[[The Good Soldier]]'', a 1915 novel by English novelist Ford Madox Ford
 +*''[[Life and Nothing But]]'', a 1989 French film directed by Bertrand Tavernier
 +*''[[Der Krieg]]'', a 1924 portfolio of fifty etchings by Otto Dix about the horrors of WWI
== See also == == See also ==
 +*[[Christmas truce]]
*[[Aftermath of World War I]] *[[Aftermath of World War I]]
*[[World War I subcultures]] *[[World War I subcultures]]
- +*[[Causes of World War I]]
 +*[[Chemical weapons in World War I]]
 +*[[Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria]]
 +*[[World War I casualties]]
 +*[[Trench warfare]]
 +*''[[Krieg dem Kriege]]''
 +*[[Gueules cassées ]]
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Rising nationalism and increasing national awareness were among the many causes of World War I (1914–1918), the first of two wars to involve many major world powers including Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Russia/USSR, the United States and the British Empire. World War I led to the creation of many new countries, especially in Eastern Europe. At the time it was said by many to be the "war to end all wars".

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World War I, also known as WWI, the First World War, the Great War, and "The War To End All Wars," was a global war which took place primarily in Europe between 1914 and 1918. More than nine million soldiers died and millions of civilians perished. The conflict had a decisive impact on the history of the 20th century.

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