How the First World War started without anyone desiring it

Started almost entirely by mistake, the First World War was the bloodiest conflict up until then. For decades, historians struggled to ascertain the causes of the first truly global conflict. However, international relations specialists, like professor John G....

The news of the armistice, in refuge. «Wilson has publicly stated that he will uphold Romania’s right to unite all of its people into one country»

The First World War, that started on July 28, 1914 ended on November 11, 1918, after nearly 53 months of tragic battles. The armistice between the German Empire and the powers of the Entente was signed on November 11, 1918, at eleven o’clock in the morning. However,...

The Armistice of Salonica – when Bulgaria left the war

The Armistice of Salonica (also known as the Armistice of Thessalonica) was signed on 29 September 1918 between Bulgaria and the Allied Powers in Thessaloniki. The convention followed after a request by the Bulgarian government on 24 September asking for a ceasefire....

Ukrainian Proclamation on Independence, 20 November 1917

Ultimately the Ukrainians sought protection from the Germans with whom they negotiated a peace treaty at Best-Litovsk in 1918. Exacting a heavy economic price for their support the Germans duly took the Ukrainians' side and obliged the Bolsheviks to accept an...

Armistice of 11 November 1918

With German military morale in evident decline on the Western Front and revolution brewing at home - Kaiser Wilhelm II was himself obliged to abdicate on 9 November 1918 - the German government determined to negotiate an armistice with the Allies on 6 November, having...

The news of the armistice, in refuge. «Wilson has publicly stated that he will uphold Romania’s right to unite all of its people into one country»

The First World War, that started on July 28, 1914 ended on November 11, 1918, after nearly 53 months of tragic battles. The armistice between the German Empire and the powers of the Entente was signed on November 11, 1918, at eleven o’clock in the morning. However,...

The Battle of Bucharest

The Battle of Bucharest

Encountering strong resistance in the mountain passes of the Carpathians, the Central Powers managed nonetheless to enter the Jiu Valley, occupied Târgu Jiu on November 15 and the whole of Oltenia, before moving on to Muntenia on November 24. Just one day before, the...

The news of the armistice, in refuge. «Wilson has publicly stated that he will uphold Romania’s right to unite all of its people into one country»

The First World War, that started on July 28, 1914 ended on November 11, 1918, after nearly 53 months of tragic battles. The armistice between the German Empire and the powers of the Entente was signed on November 11, 1918, at eleven o’clock in the morning. However,...

Armistice of 11 November 1918

With German military morale in evident decline on the Western Front and revolution brewing at home - Kaiser Wilhelm II was himself obliged to abdicate on 9 November 1918 - the German government determined to negotiate an armistice with the Allies on 6 November, having...

Why wasn’t Germany invaded at the end of World War One?

The Third Reich was invaded in 1945 from West and East by the Anglo-American and Soviet troops respectively. In order to be victorious over it, they had to effectively destroy the National-Socialist regime. However, the Entente was not in the same situation at the end...

The news of the armistice, in refuge. «Wilson has publicly stated that he will uphold Romania’s right to unite all of its people into one country»

The First World War, that started on July 28, 1914 ended on November 11, 1918, after nearly 53 months of tragic battles. The armistice between the German Empire and the powers of the Entente was signed on November 11, 1918, at eleven o’clock in the morning. However,...

The Battle of Bucharest

Encountering strong resistance in the mountain passes of the Carpathians, the Central Powers managed nonetheless to enter the Jiu Valley, occupied Târgu Jiu on November 15 and the whole of Oltenia, before moving on to Muntenia on November 24. Just one day before, the...