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Chap. 29 Sec 1,2,3,

Chap. 29 Sec 1,2,3,4

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What was the Western Front and what do we see happening there at the beginning of WWI? The Western Front was the region of northern France where the forces of the Allies and the Central Powers battled each other, in World War I.
What is trench warfare and what is life like in the trenches? Trench warfare is a form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches dug in the battle- field.
What was the Eastern Front, what countries were involved in fighting there? The Eastern Front was the region along the German-Russian border where Russians and Serbs battled Germans, Austrians, and Turks, in World War I.
Why might it be fair to say that neither side won the battles of the Somme or Verdun? Both sides suffered enormous amounts of casualties. Also The Germans advanced 4 miles and the British gained. This isn’t a big victory because each side got the same amount of land for and both lost huge amounts of their army.
What factors contributed to Russia’s war difficulties? Russian armies were continuously short on on foods, guns, ammo, clothes, boots, and blankets.
The Roles of Women Women replaced men in factories, offices, and ships - they built tanks and munitions. They plowed field, paved streets, and ran hospitals, kept troops supplied with food, clothing, and weapons Worked on or near front lines as nurses
March 1918 Germany reached the Marne River and 40 miles away from Paris. But by this time Germany military was tired and weakened. The Allies counterattacked and defeated Germany. The Central Powers began to crumble, The Bulgarians and Ottoman Turks surrendered.
Difference of WW1 from Other Wars Involved new technologies Left behind a landscape of death and destruction never seen before Ushered the notion of war on a grand scale and global scale.
Germany Feels Poised A provisional government was established and they pledged to keep fighting. But so many soldiers were killed and injured. Vladimir Lenin seized power and he signed treaty with Germany. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk which ended war between them.
What is meant by the term "total war" and what do different governments do to adapt to this concept? It means that countries devoted all their resources to the war effort. To adapt this wartime governments took control of the economy.
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