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WW1HA has developed comic strips, motion graphic videos, and smart phone apps
to build awareness during the centennial. Find out how your organization can sponsor
or participate in these projects.
Starting in 1914 as a European war, the conflict eventually involved 28 nations from every
continent fighting in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and on all the oceans.
In 1914-1918 military aviation evolved from a novelty to an essential combat arm including
reconnaissance, air superiority, tactical support of ground operations, and strategic bombing.
Unproven in 1914, submarines almost became the decisive weapon of the Great War as
Germany countered the Royal Navy’s blockade with its near-successful U-boat campaign
against the shipping that supplied Britain.