What is The War To End War?

Introduction ‘The War To End War’ (also called ‘The War To End All Wars’; originally from the 1914 book The War That Will End War by H.G. Wells) is a term for the First World War of 1914-1918. Originally an idealistic slogan, it is now mainly used sardonically, since not only was WWI not history’s… Read More


What was World War I (1914-1918)?

Introduction World War I (or the First World War, often abbreviated as WWI or WW1; German: Erster Weltkrieg) was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Contemporaneously known as the Great War or “the war to end all wars”, it led to the mobilisation of more… Read More