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Questions on World War I, events that caused it, strategy and tactics employed by the battling sides and the consequences of this war.

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Just to mention, as he was not from "great powers", the Pope Benedict XV made several attempts to make both sides sign peace. Ratzinger chose the pontifical name Benedict, which comes from the Lat …
answered Jul 1 '13 by Voitcus
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Well, this is not a good source, but you might want to read "Fall of Gigants" by Ken Follett, a novel based on sources, which refers to the subject you are interesting in. By logic, this (feminizatio …
answered Jun 10 '13 by Voitcus
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Probably the only large cavalry charge is the one Australians performed during the battle of Beer Sheva. The ANZAC forces were in fact mounted infantry and the charge was performed with infantry weapo …
answered Aug 19 '13 by Voitcus
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I don't exactly know what you mean "Eastern Crisis". There were lots of conflicts in Eastern Europe since the war in 18th century, just to mention Crimean War, war of 1878, two Balkan wars and maybe I …
answered Aug 19 '13 by Voitcus
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Edward Allenby was given the title Viscount Allenby, of Megiddo and of Felixstowe in the County of Suffolk. Megiddo lies in Israel, it was outside British possessions, although it was controlled by th …
asked Aug 21 '15 by Voitcus
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Nicholas II Romanov, the last Emperor of All-Russia, used also (among many others) titles: Grand Prince of Lithuania, and King of Poland. The Wikipedia states he was "a titular" King of Poland. In th …
asked Jun 24 '13 by Voitcus
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The First World War in the West was for 4 years restricted to trench warfare. Gaining enemy territory cost many human lives for both sides. The main (or maybe most spectacular) battles were Verdun and …
asked May 8 '15 by Voitcus
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I have read this excellent answer in which @Semaphore provides sources confirming that German defenders of Tsingtao were treated very well during World War I, which even lead to some tradition in loca …
asked May 12 '15 by Voitcus
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The Wikipedia article is very poor in this subject: On joining the Kargopolsky 5th Dragoon Regiment, Rokossovsky soon showed himself a talented soldier and leader; he ended the war with the rank o …
asked May 11 '15 by Voitcus
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I understand that writing "any historians" you mean "any non-German historians". I think this questions is quite general; for everyone it is clear that Germany cannot be the one responsible, even decl …
answered Jun 18 '13 by Voitcus
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The quotation below comes from A Short Story of Arab Peoples by J.B. Glubb, 1969, page 275. The book say nothing about direct actions against both British or the Turks. When the Turkish Empire en …
answered Jun 30 '15 by Voitcus
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The French Revolution begun in 1789 and the Battle of Waterloo was 1815, 25 years later. I think you could also find many examples during Hundred-Years War. Also crusades can be set in 10-30 year ste …
answered Jun 10 '13 by Voitcus
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As ship's bow is designed to break the waves, the physics (something like hydrokinetics) makes it should look like a wedge. And it really is, if we look from above. This should be also kept if look fr …
asked Jun 24 '13 by Voitcus