World War I Information

Once called "the war to end all wars," World War I resulted in the death of nearly ten million soldiers and civilians, billions of dollars spent on guns, tanks, and submarines, and the collapse of two great empires, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Ottoman Empire. This collection of speeches chronicles the words of the major military and political leaders who shaped the events of the war, from the initial declarations in 1914 to the debates over the peace process at the war's end in 1918.

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