Triple Entente

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Triple Entente

association among Great Britain, France, and Russia; nucleus of the Allied Coalition in WWI. [World Hist.: EB, 10: 128]
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A fundamental cause of the war, argues Clark, was the refusal of the Entente powers to admit that Austria had a legitimate right to defend its status as a great power or to take any action whatsoever against Serbia in the aftermath of the assassination.
In fact, he says, the Entente powers had contrived by 1914 to create a "geopolitical trigger" along the Austro-Serbian frontier by placing the "Balkan inception scenario" (p.
The leaders of the Entente powers were as manipulative and deceitful as those of the Central Powers during the July Crisis, but far more successful in making their opponents appear ultimately responsible for the calamity of war.
The Entente powers were far from perfect, he acknowledges, as the occasional brutality of Russian soldiers in East Prussia and Russia's mass deportations of its own ethnic minorities, particularly Jews, bore witness.
Let us offer the families of those who served in the Ottoman army and at the army of the Entente Powers during the Ecanakkale Wars as Turkish citizens on the 100th anniversary of the wars.
Some of the cannons that were used in the war were destroyed when the last of the Entente powers left the Gallipoli Peninsula on Jan.
n As a result the three countries became known as the Allied or Entente Powers, or simply the Allies.