Map of europe in 1918 after ww1. It is a site which was the scene of desperate fighting in april and may 1915 between the british and german armies. Over 65 million troops were engaged in the first world war an unprecedented number in 1914. Germany was forced to relinquish territories under the terms of the treaty of versailles signed in 1919. World war i often abbreviated as wwi or ww1 also known as the first world war or the great war was a global war originating in europe that lasted from 28 july 1914 to 11 november 1918.
The memorial site on hill 60 is maintained by the commonwealth war graves commission. The 1914 1918 battlefields of the somme are located in the beautiful rural landscape of the region of picardy and the departement de la somme. Click on see full size image at the top when hovering your mouse on the map. We host commentary on the great war especially its literature performing and fine arts with remarkable images from the past and present.
Europe after world war one 192021 national boundaries in europe were redrawn after the first world war. Select the map that you want to use. A few people liked my previous map so i made another one. Consequently the war also set a sad record in wreaking havoc.
The aftermath of world war i saw drastic political cultural economic and social change across eurasia europe and asia africa and even in areas outside those that were directly involved.