WORLD WAR 1 PHOTO ESSAY

CAUSES OF THE WAR

This photograph was taken soon after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Austria-Hungary sent out a list of demands for Serbia, removing certain political leaders and to arrest those who took part in the assassination.

#balanceofpower #militarism

WORLD WAR 1 WEAPONRY AND TECHNOLOGY

In the first photograph the group of turkish soldiers are using a heliograph, which was a portable telegraph that was able to give off signals through sunlight.

#militarism

In the second photograph, there is a German digging machine that was used to help dig the trenches that were usually dug by hand if a mechanical source wasn't available for use.

#totalwar  

SOLDIER LIFE

The first photo shows a group of multi-race soldiers that had been captured.

#militarism

The second photograph shows shows a large group of German soldiers that were imprisoned in France.

#imperialism

CIVILIAN LIFE

In the first photograph, shows a civilian helping a soldiers that had a wounded face from war. The mask was provided by the American Red Cross association.

#nationalism #self-determination

In the second photograph, it shows a lady oiling her car so that she can go and assist those in need as a first aid nurse.

#self-determination

IMPACT OF THE WAR

This photograph shows the amount of deaths that were caused by World War 1, and it shows the number of people that were willing to give up their lives for countries. The crosses stand in memory of each soldier in France.

#propaganda #nationalism #self-determination

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