Category - Interesting facts about WWI

Animals That Went To War

Over 16 million animals served in the First World War. They were used for transport, communication and companionship. In 1914, both sides had large cavalry forces. Horse and camel-mounted troops were...

The Real Story Of The Christmas Truce

The Christmas Truce has become one of the most famous and mythologised events of the First World War. But what was the real story behind the truce? Why did it happen and did British and German...

German First World War Posters

  1. Supply Rabbit Furs! Translation reads: ‘Supply rabbit furs! To dealers and breeding associations. The Army needs them!’.

Folding bicycles in WWI

The origin of folding bicycles dating back to World War I. The idea to improve agility in combat was fairly crafted by the military in the early 20th century, Satisfactorily efficient for short and...

The Great War Hero: Radoje Ljutovac – Raka

Radoje Ljutovac – Raka, Serbian Army artillery soldier who shot down an enemy aircraft with a cannon in 1915, was born on this day (4 September) in 1887. During the First World War he was...