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This article is about the major war of 1914–1918. For other uses, see World War One (disambiguation) and Great War (disambiguation).
World War I

Clockwise from top: trenches on the Western Front; a British Mark IV Tank crossing a trench; Royal Navy battleship HMS Irresistible sinking after striking a mine at the Battle of the Dardanelles; a Vickers machine gun crew with gas masks, and German Albatros D.III biplanes
Date 28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918 (Armistice)
Treaty of Versailles signed 28 June 1919
(4 years and 11 months)
Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye signed 10 September 1919
Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine signed 27 November 1919
Treaty of Trianon signed 4 June 1920
Treaty of Sèvres signed 10 August 1920
Location Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, China and off the coast of South and North America
Result Allied victory
End of the German, Russian, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian empires
Formation of new countries in Europe and the Middle East
Transfer of German colonies and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers
Establishment of the League of Nations. (more...)


Belligerents
Allied (Entente) Powers

France
British Empire


Australia
Canada
India
Newfoundland
New Zealand
South Africa
Southern Rhodesia
Russia (1914–17)
Italy (1915–18)
United States (1917–18)
Romania (1916–18)
Japan
Serbia
Belgium
Greece (1917–18)
and others
Central Powers
Germany
Austria-Hungary
Ottoman Empire
Bulgaria (1915–18)



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Co-belligerents
Jabal Shammar
...and others

Commanders and leaders
Leaders and commanders

Raymond Poincaré
Georges Clemenceau
Ferdinand Foch
H. H. Asquith
David Lloyd George
Douglas Haig
Nicholas II
Nicholas Nikolaevich
Victor Emanuel III
Antonio Salandra...

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