World War I
Photo Essay

Causes of the war

The first photograph depicts a Serbian nationalist being arrested by police, shortly after the heir to the Austrian-Hungarian throne and his wife were assassinated.

#nationalism

The second picture shows a large group of people raising their hats in Berlin on receiving the news of Germany's declaration of war.

#nationalism #imperialism

World War I Weaponry & Technology

The first picture is the inside of an armored train car in the spring of 1918. This is an example of safely transporting weapons to different places.

#totalwar #militarism

The second picture is a Red Cross vehicle which was designed to pick up the injured in trenches, which probably was not effective due to the non-durable wheels.

#self-government

Soldier Life

The first photograph shows a group of soldiers wearing kilts and balmorals, having a good time; making goofy faces, smiling, laughing, clapping and dancing.    #nationalism

The second picture shows a French officer having tea with a group of English soldiers. #alliances

Civilian Life

Impact Of the War

The first picture shows a group of woman volunteering for the Red Cross.

#self-government #propaganda

The second photograph shows a Russian soldier being buried by some civilians where he fell.

#totalwar

Candles are placed next to soldiers graves in Eastern France for an annual event called The Four Days of Verdun, where veterans remember the Verdun Battle.

#balanceofpower

By: Lauren Brasher