Trench warfare, as practiced by these Russian soldiers awaiting a German assault, characterized World War I.
Photograph by George H. Mewes, National Geographic
alliance of countries that participated in World War I, led by the United Kingdom, France, and Russia. Also called the Triple Entente.
a disagreement or fight, usually over ideas or procedures.
harm that reduces usefulness or value.
to overcome an enemy or obstacle.
very large or heavy.
(1919-1945) (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei) having to do with the National Socialist German Workers' Party.
to give up.
(1914-1918) armed conflict between the Allies (led by the United States, the United Kingdom, and France) and the Central Powers (led by Germany and Austria-Hungary). Also called the Great War.
(1939-1945) armed conflict between the Allies (represented by the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union) and the Axis (represented by Germany, Italy, and Japan.)
area separated from others by artificial or natural divisions.