Category Archives: World War 1

Facts About the Cenotaph

Here are some facts about the Centotaph. The Cenotaph is a war memorial on Whitehall, in central London.┬áIt is a few minutes walk from many of London’s most famous sights including 10 Downing Street, Trafalgar Square and the Houses of Parliament. It was built after the end of World War I as a temporary memorial… Continue Reading

World War I: Life in the Trenches

Here are some facts about life in the World War 1 trenches. Trench warfare featured prominently in World War I. It was a method of fighting in which opposing armies dug trenches for protection and defence. During World War I, there were an estimated 2,490 km of trenches throughout western Europe. Most trenches were about… Continue Reading

World War 1: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about World War 1 World War 1 began on July 28, 1914 and lasted until November 11, 1918. Differences in foreign policies were to blame, although the immediate cause was the assassination of Austria’s Archduke Ferdinand. (Follow this link to learn more about how World War 1 started) The two main… Continue Reading