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Encyclopedia > Allies (World War I)
European military alliances in 1915. The Central Powers are depicted in puce, the Allies in grey and neutral countries in yellow.
European military alliances in 1915. The Central Powers are depicted in puce, the Allies in grey and neutral countries in yellow.
Map of the World with the Participants in World War I. The Allies and their colonies are depicted in green, the Central Powers and their colonies in yellow, and neutral countries in gray.
Map of the World with the Participants in World War I. The Allies and their colonies are depicted in green, the Central Powers and their colonies in yellow, and neutral countries in gray.

The Allies of World War I are sometimes also referred to as the Entente Powers or Entente Forces. The main allies were the French Third Republic, Imperial Russia, the British Empire, Italy and the United States. France, Russia and Britain entered World War I in 1914, as a result of their Triple Entente alliance. Many other countries later joined the Allied side in the war (see below). Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1198x863, 140 KB) Description: Europe 1914 Source: www. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1198x863, 140 KB) Description: Europe 1914 Source: www. ... European military alliances in 1915. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 29 KB)Map with the Participants in World War I: Green: Allies Orange: Central Powers Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 29 KB)Map with the Participants in World War I: Green: Allies Orange: Central Powers Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... European military alliances in 1915. ... European military alliances in 1915. ... A map of France under the Third Republic, featuring colonies. ... Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... The British Empire in 1897, marked in red, the traditional colour for Imperial British dominions on maps. ... Combatants Allies: Serbia, Russia, France, Romania, Belgium, British Empire, United States, Italy, and others Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire Casualties Military dead:5 million Civilian dead:3 million Total dead:8 million Military dead:4 million Civilian dead:3 million Total dead:7 million The First World... European military alliances in 1915. ...


US President Woodrow Wilson and his administration were determined not to define the U.S. as an ally. The United States declared war on Germany on the grounds of German violations of American neutrality by attacking many international carriers, and was not at war with the Ottoman Empire at all. Therefore, the U.S. entered the war as an "associated power", rather than a formal ally of France and Britain, and maintained that distance through the war and the Paris Peace Conference, 1919. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 was an conference, organized by the victors of the World War I for negotiating the peace treaties between the Allied and Associated Powers and the defeated Central Powers. ...


Allies

(The Dominions did not not have independent foreign or defence policies until the Statute of Westminster,1931, and so were automatically at war upon the British declaration. The Dominion governments had limited control of the use of their personnel and equipment as their soldiers were dispersed within the First British Army. Towards the end of the war, the First Australian Imperial Force and Canadian Expeditionary Force on the Western Front were grouped in their own separate corps, under the command of their own Australian and Canadian general officers as well as by the British.) The British Empire in 1897, marked in red, the traditional colour for Imperial British dominions on maps. ... A Dominion is a wholly self-governing or virtually self-governing state of the British Empire or Commonwealth of Nations, particularly one which reached that stage of constitutional development in the late 19th and early 20th centuries such as Canada, Australia and New Zealand. ... Newfoundland (French: Terre-Neuve; Irish: Talamh an Éisc; Latin: Terra Nova) is a large island off the northeast coast of North America, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... ... The First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) was the main expeditionary force of the Australian Army during World War I. It was formed from August 15, 1914, following Britains declaration of war on Germany. ... The Canadian Corps was a World War I Canadas soldiers in September of 1915 after the arrival of the 2nd Canadian Division in France. ... Western Front was a term used during the First and Second World Wars to describe the contested armed frontier between lands controlled by Germany to the East and the Allies to the West. ... A corps (a word that immigrated from the French language, pronounced IPA: , but originating in the Latin corpus, corporis meaning body; plural same as singular) is either a large military unit or formation, an administrative grouping of troops within an army with a common function (such as artillery or signals...


The Crown Colonies of the British Empire, most notably A United Kingdom overseas territory (formerly known as a dependent territory or earlier as a crown colony) is a territory that is under the sovereignty and formal control of the United Kingdom but is not part of the United Kingdom proper (Great Britain and Northern Ireland). ...

    • British India
    • Ceylon
    • Nepal
    • Burma and
    • British Malaya also provided significant forces. The African and Asian colonies of Britain, France and Belgium provided troops. They engaged in considerable fighting with German colonies in Africa.

as well as, British India (otherwise known as The British Raj) was a historical period during which most of the Indian subcontinent, or present-day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar, were under the colonial authority of the British Empire (Undivided India). ... British Malaya was a set of states that were colonized by the British from the 18th and the 19th until the 20th century. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: None Anthem: Bože Pravde Capital Belgrade Largest city Belgrade Official language(s) Serbian Government • President • Prime Minister Republic Boris Tadić Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Independence Part of Serbia and Montenegro Area  - Total    - Water (%)   88,361 km² (112th if ranked) 34,166 sq mi  N/A Population  - 2005 est. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Motto: None Anthem: Oj, svijetla majska zoro Capital Podgorica Largest city Podgorica Official language(s) Serbian Government • President • Prime Minister Republic Filip Vujanović Milo Đukanović Independence Part of Serbia and Montenegro Area  - Total    - Water (%)   13,812 km² (157th if ranked) 5,333 sq mi  N/A Population  - 2003 est. ...

While Norway was neutral, British pressure and anti-German sentiment in the population enabled the Norwegian government to favour Britain in matters concerning the large Norwegian shipping fleet and food supplies. The First Republic of Armenia existed from 1917 until 1922. ... The Czecho-Slovak Legions, also called Czechoslovak Legions (Česko(-)slovenské legie in Czech and Slovak, or sometimes improperly called only České legie in Czech) were Czech and Slovak volunteer armed forces fighting together with the Entente powers during World War I. // Origins They were organized since 1915 by Czech and... For the country formerly called Siam see Thailand SIAM is an acronym for Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. ...


Allied Powers Personnel

Total: 41,388,800 troops Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of Russian history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... The British Empire in 1897, marked in red, the traditional colour for Imperial British dominions on maps. ... Motto: None Anthem: Bože Pravde Capital Belgrade Largest city Belgrade Official language(s) Serbian Government • President • Prime Minister Republic Boris Tadić Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Independence Part of Serbia and Montenegro Area  - Total    - Water (%)   88,361 km² (112th if ranked) 34,166 sq mi  N/A Population  - 2005 est. ... Motto: None Anthem: Oj, svijetla majska zoro Capital Podgorica Largest city Podgorica Official language(s) Serbian Government • President • Prime Minister Republic Filip Vujanović Milo Đukanović Independence Part of Serbia and Montenegro Area  - Total    - Water (%)   13,812 km² (157th if ranked) 5,333 sq mi  N/A Population  - 2003 est. ...


See also

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Prelude: European military alliances in 1915. ... The group of countries known as the Allies of World War II came together, to fight the Axis Powers, as World War II unfolded and progressed. ... Combatants Allies: Serbia, Russia, France, Romania, Belgium, British Empire, United States, Italy, and others Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire Casualties Military dead:5 million Civilian dead:3 million Total dead:8 million Military dead:4 million Civilian dead:3 million Total dead:7 million The First World...

Main Theaters: A plaque commemorating the exact scene of the Sarajevo Assassination. ... The Austro-Hungarian Ultimatum to Serbia or July Ultimatum was an ultimatum or final list of demands delivered to the government of Serbia on July 23, 1914, following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo. ...

General timeline: For most of World War I, Allied and German Forces were stalled at trenches on the Western Front. ... A German trench in the swamp area near the Mazuric Lakes on the Eastern Front. ... The Middle Eastern theatre of World War I was fought between Allied Powers, mostly of the British and Russian Empires, and Central Powers, mostly of the Ottoman Empire. ... This article describes the conquest and occupation of German held South-West Africa, now called Namibia, by forces from the Union of South Africa acting on behalf of the British Imperial Government at the start of World War I. The outbreak of hostilities in Europe in August 1914 had long... The First Battle of the Atlantic (1914–1918) was a naval campaign of World War I, largely fought in the seas around the British Isles and in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Pacific Campaign of World War One saw limited action by the forces of Australia and Japan. ...

1914:
• Battle of Liège
• Battle of Tannenberg
• First Battle of the Marne
• Battle of Tsingtao
1915:
• First Battle of Arras
• Battle of Gallipoli
• Italian Campaign
1916:
• Battle of Verdun
• Battle of the Somme
• Battle of Jutland
• Brusilov Offensive
1917:
• Second Battle of Arras (Vimy Ridge)
• Battle of Passchendaele
• Russian Revolution
1918:
• Spring Offensive
• Hundred Days Offensive
• Meuse-Argonne Offensive
• Armistice with Germany
• Armistice with Ottoman Empire
The following table lists the main events happened during World War One: Categories: | ... The Battle of Liège was the opening battle of the German invasion into Belgium, and the first battle of World War I. // The plan In 1870, soon after the German military defeated the French in the Franco-Prussian War, German military leader Helmuth von Moltke began formulating a plan... For the 1410 battle at the same location, see Battle of Grunwald Combatants Russia Germany Commanders Alexander Samsonov Pavel Rennenkampf Paul von Hindenburg Strength 150,000 210,000 Casualties 30,000 killed or wounded; 95,000 captured 20,000 {{{notes}}} The Battle of Tannenberg of 1914 was a decisive conflict... Combatants France United Kingdom Germany Commanders Joseph Joffre John French Helmuth von Moltke Karl von Bulow Alexander von Kluck Strength 1,071,000 1,485,000 Casualties Approximately 263,000 including; 80,000 French dead 1,701 British dead Approximately 250,000 total The First Battle of the Marne was... The Battle of Tsingtao was the attack on the German-controlled port of Tsingtao (now Qingdao) in China during World War I. It too took place between 27 August-7 November 1914 and was fought by Japan and the United Kingdom against Germany. ... Template:Infobox Military Conflict Hero of war Mike Labelle says kyle lane. ... Combatants United Kingdom France India Australia New Zealand Newfoundland Ottoman Empire Commanders Sir Ian Hamilton Otto Liman von Sanders Strength 5 divisions (initial) 14 divisions (final) 6 divisions (initial) 14 divisions (final) Casualties 252,000 (205,000 British, 47,000 French) dead 97,000 wounded 145,000+ sick 253,000... The Italian campaign refers to a series of battles fought between the armies of Italy and Austria Hungary along with their allies in northern Italy between 1915 and 1918. ... Combatants France Germany Commanders Philippe Pétain Robert Nivelle Erich von Falkenhayn Strength About 30,000 on 21 February 1916 About 150,000 on 21 February 1916 Casualties 162,000 dead or missing, 214,000–380,000 wounded 100,000 dead, 236,000–334,000 wounded or missing They shall... Combatants United Kingdom France Canada India Newfoundland New Zealand South Africa Australia German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Ferdinand Foch Max von Gallwitz Fritz von Below Strength 13 British & 6 French divisions (initial) 51 British divisions (final) 10. ... Combatants United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland German Empire Commanders Sir John Jellicoe, Sir David Beatty Reinhard Scheer, Franz von Hipper Strength 28 battleships, 9 battlecruisers, 8 armoured cruisers, 26 light cruisers, 78 destroyers 16 battleships, 5 battlecruisers, 6 pre-dreadnoughts, 11 light cruisers, 61 torpedo-boats Casualties 6... Combatants Russian Empire Austria-Hungary Imperial Germany Commanders Aleksei Brusilov Conrad von Hötzendorf Alexander von Linsingen Strength 40+ infantry divisions (573,000 men) 15 cavalry divisions (60,000 men) 39 infantry divisions (437,000 men) 10 Cavalry divisions (30,000 men) Casualties ~500,000 men killed and wounded 1... Template:Infobox Military Conflict Hero of war Mike Labelle says kyle lane. ... Combatants United Kingdom France Canada Australia New Zealand German Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Hubert Gough Herbert Plumer Francois Anthoine Max von Gallwitz Erich Ludendorff Strength Unknown Unknown Casualties 448,000 killed and wounded 260,000 killed and wounded The 1917 Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of... The Russian Revolution of 1917 was a series of political events in Russia, which, after the elimination of the Russian autocracy system, and the Provisional Government (Duma), resulted in the establishment of the Soviet power under the control of the Bolshevik party. ... The 1918 Spring Offensive or Kaiserschlacht was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, which marked the deepest advance by either side since 1914. ... The Hundred Days Offensive was the final offensive in World War I by the Allies against the Central Powers on the Western Front from August 8, 1918 to November 11, 1918. ... The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was a major battle of World War I. It was the biggest operation and victory of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in that war. ... The armistice treaty between the Allies and Germany was signed in a railway carriage in woods near Compiègne on November 11th, 1918, and marked the end of the First World War on the Western Front. ... The Armistice of Mudros was signed between the Ottoman Empire (represented by the Ottoman Minister of Marine Affairs Rauf Beg) and the Allies (represented by the British Admiral Arthur Calthorpe), in the Mudros port in the island of Lemnos on 30 October 1918. ...

Civilian impact & atrocities: A German trench in the swamp area near the Mazuric Lakes on the Eastern Front. ... Nieuport Fighter Aisne, France 1917 // Up to 1914: The Early Years of War The Dawn of Air Combat Early in the war, canvas-and-wood aircraft were used primarily as mobile observation vehicles. ... British battleship HMS Irresistible abandoned and sinking, 18 March 1915, during the Battle of Gallipoli. ... In cryptography, trench codes were codes used for secrecy by field armies in World War I. A reasonably-designed code is generally more difficult to crack than a classical cipher, but of course suffers from the difficulty of preparing, distributing, and protecting codebooks. ... A poison gas attack in World War I. The use of poison gas was a major military innovation of the First World War. ... The machine gun was one of the decisive technologies during World War I. Picture: British Vickers machine gun crew on the Western Front. ... Trench warfare is a form of war in which both opposing armies have static lines of fortifications dug into the ground, facing each other. ...

Aftermath: Armenian Genocide. ... The Assyrian Genocide (Syriac: ) was an alleged genocide against the Assyrian population of the former Ottoman Empire. ...

Participants Woodrow Wilson and the American peace commissioners during the negotiations on the Treaty of Versailles. ... Pie chart showing deaths by alliance and military/civilian. ... The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was a peace treaty signed on March 3, 1918, at Brest, formerly Brest-Litovsk, between Russia and the Central Powers, marking Russias exit from World War I. The treaty was practically obsolete before the end of the year but is significant as a chief... The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 was an conference, organized by the victors of the World War I for negotiating the peace treaties between the Allied and Associated Powers and the defeated Central Powers. ... It has been suggested that Irreconcilables be merged into this article or section. ... A map depicting the effects of Sèvres upon Turkey The Treaty of Sèvres of August 10, 1920, was a peace treaty between the Entente and Associated Powers1 and the Ottoman Empire after World War I. The treaty was signed by the Ottoman Government, but Sultan Mehmed VI never... The League of Nations was an international organization founded after the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. ... European military alliances in 1915. ...


Entente Powers
•  Russian Empire
•  France
•  British Empire
 •  Australia
 •  Canada
 •  India
 •  Newfoundland
 •  New Zealand
 •  South Africa
 •  United Kingdom
•  Italy
•  Romania
•  USA
•  Serbia
•  Portugal
•  China
•  Japan
•  Belgium
•  Montenegro
•  Greece
• more... Image File history File links Russian_Empire_1914_17. ... Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The British Empire in 1897, marked in red, the traditional colour for Imperial British dominions on maps. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada-1868-Red. ... Image File history File links Imperial-India-Blue-Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Newfoundland. ... National motto: Quaerite Prime Regnum Dei (Latin: Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Capital St. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Image File history File links South_Africa_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946). ... File links The following pages link to this file: Axis Powers Flag of Romania Categories: Flag images ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_(1912-1959). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... Motto: None Anthem: Bože Pravde Capital Belgrade Largest city Belgrade Official language(s) Serbian Government • President • Prime Minister Republic Boris Tadić Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Independence Part of Serbia and Montenegro Area  - Total    - Water (%)   88,361 km² (112th if ranked) 34,166 sq mi  N/A Population  - 2005 est. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Republic_of_China_1912-1928. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium. ... Montenegro flag File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Motto: None Anthem: Oj, svijetla majska zoro Capital Podgorica Largest city Podgorica Official language(s) Serbian Government • President • Prime Minister Republic Filip Vujanović Milo Đukanović Independence Part of Serbia and Montenegro Area  - Total    - Water (%)   13,812 km² (157th if ranked) 5,333 sq mi  N/A Population  - 2003 est. ... Image File history File links Hellenic_Land_Flag. ...


Central Powers
•  German Empire
•  Austria-Hungary
•  Ottoman Empire
•  Bulgaria
European military alliances in 1915. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_German_Empire. ... Flag of the German Empire, 1871–1919: black-white-red Coat of arms The term German Empire commonly refers to Germany, from its foundation as a unified nation-state on January 18, 1871, until the abdication of Emperor Wilhelm II on November 9, 1918. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Habsburg_Monarchy. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Image File history File links Ot_flag. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The flag of the Kingdom of Bulgaria. ...

• Category: World War I
• A war to end all wars
• Female roles
• Literature
• Total war
• Spanish flu
• Veterans
World War I (then known as The Great War) was at the time and in the years just after described as the war to end all wars (or, in the jargon of the French Poilus: la der des der, i. ... Rosie the Riveter: We Can Do It! - Many women first found economic strength in World War II-era manufacturing jobs. ... World War I has inspired great novels, drama and poetry. ... This article is about Total War. ... The Spanish Flu Pandemic, also known as , or , was a pandemic caused by an unusually severe and deadly strain of the subtype H1N1 of the species Influenza A virus. ... The following is a list of surviving veterans of the First World War (28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918). ...


Contemporary conflicts:
• First Balkan War
• Second Balkan War
• Maritz Rebellion
• Easter Rising
• Russian Revolution
• Russian Civil War
• North Russia Campaign
• Wielkopolska Uprising
• Polish-Soviet War
• Greco-Turkish War
• Turkish-Armenian War

The region and battle places For more background on this topic, see Balkan Wars. ... The Second Balkan War was fought in 1913 between Bulgaria on one side and Greece and Serbia on the other side. ... The Maritz Rebellion or the Boer Revolt or the Five Shilling Rebellion1, occurred in South Africa in 1914 at the start of World War I, in which men who supported the recreation of the old Boer republics rose up against the government of the Union of South Africa. ... Easter Proclamation, read by Pádraig Pearse outside the GPO at the start of the Easter Rising, 1916. ... The Russian Revolution of 1917 was a series of political events in Russia, which, after the elimination of the Russian autocracy system, and the Provisional Government (Duma), resulted in the establishment of the Soviet power under the control of the Bolshevik party. ... The Russian Civil War was fought from 1918 to 1922. ... North Russia Campaign Arkhangelsk Oblast May 1918 – Sept 1919 Polar Bear Expedition Russian Civil War North Russia Relief Force // Introduction The North Russia Campaign (also known as the Northern Russian Expedition or the Allied Intervention in North Russia) was the involvement of international troops part of the Allied Intervention in... Soldiers of the Great Polish Army Wielkopolska Uprising of 1918–1919 (Polish: powstanie wielkopolskie 1918–19 roku) was a military insurrection of the Polish people in the Greater Poland region (also called the Grand Duchy of Poznań) against the German/Prussian forces. ... Combatants Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Second Polish Republic Commanders Mikhail Tukhachevsky Józef Piłsudski Edward Rydz-Śmigły Strength 950,000 including reserves 5 million 360,000 including reserves 738,000 Casualties Unknown, dead estimated at 100,000 - 150,000 Unknown, dead estimated at 60,000 The Polish... Combatants Greece Turkish Revolutionaries The Greco–Turkish War of 1919–1922, also called the War in Asia Minor, and (in Turkey) a part of the Turkish War of Independence, was a war between Greece and Turkey fought in the wake of World War I. This political context of this conflict... Combatants First Republic of Armenia Turkish Revolutionaries In 1920 the Turkish Armenian War was a series of four battles and many small skirmishes between the First Republic of Armenia and groups of the Turkish National Movement. ...

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