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Great War:

see World War IWorld War I,
1914–18, also known as the Great War, conflict, chiefly in Europe, among most of the great Western powers. It was the largest war the world had yet seen.
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The P7 pupils have been learning about the Great War and as part of the topic, put on a performance of Archie Dobson's War.
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The exhibition "After the Great War - New Europe 1918-1923" opened today at the Children of Sarajevo Square, organized by the EU Info Center, the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (ENRS) and the Embassy of Poland in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Tribune News Network Doha ON the occasion of the centenary of the end of the Great War, the French Embassy in Qatar, the French Institute of Doha and Qatar National Library have jointly organised a unique exhibition named '1918: War is over'.
The French embassy in Doha, French Institute of Doha and Qatar National Library (QNL) have partnered to organise a unique exhibition until November 19 on the occasion of the centenary of the end of the Great War. The show at QNL, dubbed as "1918: War is over" and offered by the French museum of the First World War "Historial de la Grande-Guerre", includes rare items from the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum.
Virtually no city, town, village or community was left untouched by the tragedy of the Great War.
At once heartwarming for the reminders of a simpler time and heartbreaking for the unimaginable losses of a century ago, this book fits well with Cook's other volumes on the Great War. In fact, it will breathe added life into all other Great War books.
THE plains around the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey are infused with memories of the Great War. This was the site for the bloody Battle of Gallipoli, or the Dardanelles Campaign, between the Ottoman Empire and the Allied forces that took place between Feb 17, 1915, and Jan 9, 1916.
Synopsis: Although the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, which began in late September 1918 and continued through to the Armistice, was not the first major action fought by the AEF, it was the greatest in which it engaged in the Great War. Indeed, the casualty count in the fighting at the Meuse-Argonne makes it the bloodiest battle in the whole of American military history to date.
Reverend Jamieson said: "The installation of this memorial bench is particularly poignant as it marks the centenary of the end of the Great War. It's extremely important that as a community we continue to share the stories of our friends and relatives and pay tribute to their bravery.