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Why did Poland and Lithuania unite?

Why did Poland and Lithuania unite? The main reason why the union was brockered in the first place, was the common threat that both Lithuania and Poland faced, in the form of aggresively expanding Teutonic Order. What happened to Lithuania? It remained independent until the outset of World War II, when it was occupied by […]

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What was WW1 home life like?

What was WW1 home life like? The Home Front during World War One refers to life in Britain during the war itself. The Home Front saw a massive change in the role of women, rationing, the bombing of parts of Britain by the Germans (the first time civilians were targeted in war), conscientious objectors and […]

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Are the Wolfe Tones Irish?

Are the Wolfe Tones Irish? The Wolfe Tones are an Irish rebel music band that incorporate Irish traditional music in their songs. Where are the Wolfe Tones from? Bluebell, Dublin, Ireland Who are the members of the Wolfe Tones? Brian WarfieldHarpTommy ByrneGuitarNoel NagleTin whistleDerek WarfieldVocals How long are the Wolfe Tones together? Wolfe Tones’ brothers […]

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Why did Turkey join the Triple Alliance?

Why did Turkey join the Triple Alliance? During the July Crisis over the murder of Archduke Ferdinand in 1914, German diplomats offered Turkey an anti-Russian alliance and territorial gains in Caucasia, north-west Iran and Trans-Caspia. The pro-British faction in the cabinet was isolated because the British ambassador had taken leave until 18 August. Why did […]

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What does nerve gas do to you?

What does nerve gas do to you? Nerve gas causes poisoning by damaging nerves that help you breathe, move, and digest food. Nerve gas is a chemical found in pesticides. You may be exposed to nerve gas by breathing the fumes or getting it on your skin. This may happen during an accidental spill or […]

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What threatened Austria-Hungary by 1914?

What threatened Austria-Hungary by 1914? On 28 June 1914, a Bosnian-Serb terrorist shot and killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throne. The assassin was 19-year-old Gavrilo Princip, one of several would-be young assassins who were intent on using violence to destroy Austria-Hungarian rule. Is it better to buy or rent in Austria? According […]

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What did the Spanish do in WW1?

What did the Spanish do in WW1? Spain took advantage of its neutral position to eliminate foreign intervention in its markets and to take over new markets that had been abandoned by the warring countries. The belligerents were in fact the main markets for Spanish exports, which were now essential for the war economies. What […]

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