First World War


First World War
The war between the Allied and Central Powers between 1914 and 1918.
Syn: World War I, World War 1, Great War

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  • List of First World War Victoria Cross recipients — The following 627 recipients were awarded the Victoria Cross for the First World War (1914–1918). NOTOC A*Harold Ackroyd 1917; Ypres, Belgium *Abraham Acton 1914; Rouges Bancs, France *William Robert Fountains Addison 1916; Sanna i Yat,… …   Wikipedia

  • VCs of the First World War - Passchendaele 1917 — The following eleven soldiers received the Victoria Cross as a result of deeds during the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917 during World War I:*Colin Fraser Barron *Alexander Edwards *Thomas William Holmes *Clarence Smith Jeffries *Cecil John… …   Wikipedia

  • VCs of the First World War - The Western Front 1915 — VCs of the First World War The Western Front 1915, Peter F. Batchelor Christopher Matson, 224 pages, hardback, Wrens Park Publishing, 1999 ISBN 0 905778 17 0 …   Wikipedia

  • VCs of the First World War - Spring Offensive 1918 — Gerald Gliddon, 213 pages, hardback, Sutton Publishing (Phoenix Mill, Stroud, Gloucestershire), 1997 ISBN 0 7509 1107 7 …   Wikipedia

  • VCs of the First World War — Gallipoli — (ISBN 0 7509 0566 2) is a book by Stephen Snelling that was published in 1995.The book details the story of the 39 soldiers who received the Victoria Cross for their actions during the landing during the Battle of Gallipoli …   Wikipedia

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  • First Chechen War — Russian helicopter brought down by Chechen fighters near the capital Grozny in 1994 …   Wikipedia


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