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The Armenian Genocide I THE GREAT WAR – Week 37

The Armenian Genocide I THE GREAT WAR – Week 37

How much worse could the war get? In just eight months we’d seen the frightening destructive power of new artillery and modern machine guns, we’d seen the war in the skies and beneath the seas develop, we’d seen gas and flamethrowers make their appearance, we’d seen epidemic disease, and millions of refugees on the move. …

Epic History: World War One – 1914

1914. The Great Powers of Europe are divided into two rival alliances: The Triple Entente: France, Britain and Russia, united by fear and suspicion of Germany, Europe’s new strongest power. And the Triple Alliance: Germany, which fears encirclement by its rivals; Austro-Hungary, clinging onto a fragile empire; and Italy, seeking gains at French expense. The …