Historians believe that several events triggered World War I. Many countries wanted to maintain their colonial empires and extend their imperial conquests. Other countries tried to shift powers, so hostile alliance systems existed.
A 1930 film adaptation of the Erich Maria Remarque story of a group of German soldiers in the last days of World War I, who suffer physically and mentally as their idealistic dreams of glory turn into a desperate struggle to stay alive.
Two Australian soldiers form a fast but ill-fated friendship as they cross continents and oceans, climb pyramids, and walk through the ancient sands of Egypt on the way to join their regiment at Gallipoli during World War I.
In 1913 author Rudyard Kipling secures his son, Jack, who had already been denied by the Army and Navy because his poor eyesight, a position in the Irish Guards and later struggles with his own guilt as well as his devotion to his family and country when he learns of Jack's death.
A sharpshooting pacifist drafted during World War I becomes the most decorated hero of the war for his efforts during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in October 1918. Includes commentary, production featurettes, and other special features.
'Down with the Monster'
France, England, Serbia, Russia and Belgium have declared war on Germany and Austria.
Engraving in Le Petit Journal, the 20/09/1914/Lee / leemage / Universal Images Group
World War I (1914-1918). Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 10 Nov 2011.