The causes of war
Why was the rise of Germany so dangerous?
What was the effect of the Kaiser’s plan for a powerful navy?
How culpable was Austria-Hungary?
Was Serbia a rogue state?
How much was Germany to blame?
Was Britain right to join in?
Why did the Schlieffen Plan fail?
Were Britain’s soldiers “lions led by donkeys”?
What did the United States think about the war?
What were the effects of the terrible battles of 1916?
Why did the US finally decide to fight?
How did the war end?
How fair was the Treaty of Versailles?
How did the First World War change Europe?
The role of imperialism
The rise of nationalism
The Moroccan crises
Arguing over the causes
Sir Edward Grey
Ten facts about World War One
War in the Middle East
The leaders of “the Big Three”
The war poets
The home front
A brief chronology
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