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World War I

World War I
WWImontage.jpg
Clockwise from the top: The aftermath of shelling during the Battle of the Somme, Mark V tanks cross the Hindenburg Line, HMS Irresistible sinks after hitting a mine in the Dardanelles, a British Vickers machine gun crew wears gas masks during the Battle of the Somme, Albatros D.III fighters of Jagdstaffel 11
Date 28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
(4 years, 3 months and 2 weeks)
Location Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, China, Indian Ocean, and off the coast of South and North America
Result Allied victory
Belligerents

Allied Powers
 France
 British Empire
 Russia (1914–17)
 Serbia
 Montenegro
 Belgium
 Japan
 Italy (1915–18)
 Portugal (1916–18)
 Romania (1916–18)
Hejaz (1916–18)
 United States (1917–18)
 Greece (1917–18)
Thailand Siam (1917–18)

...and others

Central Powers
 Germany
 Austria-Hungary
 Ottoman Empire
 Bulgaria (1915–18)

...and co-belligerents
Commanders and leaders

Allied leaders
French Third Republic Georges Clemenceau
French Third Republic Raymond Poincaré
British Empire H. H. Asquith
British Empire David Lloyd George
Kingdom of Italy Vittorio Orlando
Kingdom of Italy Victor Emmanuel III
United States Woodrow Wilson
Empire of Japan Yoshihito
Russian Empire Nicholas II
Kingdom of Serbia Peter I
Kingdom of Romania Ferdinand I

...and others

Central Powers leaders
German Empire Wilhelm II
Austria-Hungary Franz Joseph I
Austria-Hungary Karl I
Ottoman Empire Mehmed V
Ottoman Empire Three Pashas
Kingdom of Bulgaria Ferdinand I

...and others
Strength

Russian Empire 12,000,000
British Empire 8,841,541
French Third Republic 8,660,000
Kingdom of Italy 5,615,140
United States 4,743,826
Kingdom of Romania 1,234,000
Empire of Japan 800,000
Kingdom of Serbia 707,343
Belgium 380,000
Kingdom of Greece 250,000
Kingdom of Montenegro 50,000

Total: 42,959,850

German Empire 13,250,000
Austria-Hungary 7,800,000
Ottoman Empire 2,998,321
Kingdom of Bulgaria 1,200,000

Total: 25,248,321
Casualties and losses
Military dead:
5,525,000
Military wounded:
12,831,500
Military missing:
4,121,000
Total:
22,477,500 KIA, WIA or MIA
...further details.
Military dead:
4,386,000
Military wounded:
8,388,000
Military missing:
3,629,000
Total:
16,403,000 KIA, WIA or MIA
...further details.

Allied Powers
 France
 British Empire
 Russia (1914–17)
 Serbia
 Montenegro
 Belgium
 Japan
 Italy (1915–18)
 Portugal (1916–18)
 Romania (1916–18)
Hejaz (1916–18)
 United States (1917–18)
 Greece (1917–18)
Thailand Siam (1917–18)



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