The First World War was the first truly global conflict – the battle raged not just in the trenches of the Western Front but in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
It was also the beginning of many military and civilian technologies.
It all started in late June 1914, when Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
Here is a brief history of World War I, 1914-1918, a global war but best known for the costly stalemate on the Western Front, from Peter Scarks Design.
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