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10 facts to know about World War I

India TV News Desk 25 Feb 2015, 10:58:55 AM IST
India TV News Desk

The World War I that started in 1914, marked a centenary this year. A war that shook the world, caused destruction of life and property began on July 28, 1914, when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia.

This appeared to be a small conflict but it spread its wings rapidly. Soon Germany, Russia, Great Britain, France and America were all drawn into the war.

This war was a major turning point for the world from every aspect. While most people are aware of the war, some interesting facts remain lesser known.

While the war caused a lot of devastation that cannot be resurrected again, we can for sure, pluck out some unseeingly positive outcomes through.
Here are 10 interesting facts of the Great War or WWI: