- 1914 – 1918
- 15million people killed.
- Provoked by assassination of Arch-duke Franz Ferdinand of Austro-Hungary.
- Also known as “The Great War”.
- Trench warfare in France between Britain and Germany.
- Famous battles at the Somme, Verdun and Ypres.
- “Lions led by donkeys.”
Blighty – Britain
Huns/ the Bosch/ Jerries – German soldiers
Tommies – British soldiers
The Kaiser – the ruler of Germany
No-man’s land – land between trenches