World War One

Articles on the causes of World War One, its battles, and its outcomes

Articles on the causes of World War One, its battles, and its outcomes


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World War 1: A Comprehensive Overview of the Great War

World War 1 inflicted hitherto unseen violence on Europe and entangled the entire planet in the conflict—the first time a war was so far reaching. It broke empires, launched new nations onto the international stage, and caused humanity to question its innate goodness. Scroll down to learn about the causes…

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Meuse-Argonne Offensive: How 1.2 Million Americans Helped End World War 1

The following article on the Meuse-Argonne Offensive is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The American Expeditionary Force not only had vigor and tenacity, it was building mass and…

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Battle of Cantigny

The following article on the Battle of Cantigny is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. It was one thing for Congress to declare war—which it did on 6 April…

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The Battle of Chateau-Thierry

The following article on the Battle of Chateau-Thierry is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. With the arrival of the U.S. marines, and their support of the beleaguered…

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Battle of Belleau Wood

The following article on the Battle of Belleau Wood is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. In the early stages of World War I, Germany was obsessed with knocking…

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How Did World War I End? The Treaty of Versailles

The following article on the end of World War I is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The Russian sideshow was but one part of America’s introduction to…

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Teddy Roosevelt’s Sons in World War 1

The following article is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. All four sons of former president Theodore Roosevelt served in the Great War. One, the youngest son, Quentin (1897-1918),…

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The Start of World War 1: The Outbreak of the Great War

The following article is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. When Sir Edward Grey, Britain’s foreign secretary, received word that Germany had declared war on France, he was…

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Harry Truman in World War 1

The following article is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Harry Truman was the only American president to have seen action in World War I. Franklin Roosevelt was…

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What Started WW1? A Closer Look at the Origins of the Great War

The following article on what started WW1 is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. At first it all seemed very far away. The possibility of a Great War…

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