Leaders of some 70 countries have commemorated the armistice that ended World War I a century ago. Some 10 million soldiers lost their lives in the conflict.
Exactly 100 years ago, World War I came to an end. France and the UK will be holding major commemorative events, and high-ranking German leaders will be attending. What does this tell us about our respective cultures?
Revolution, Spanish flu and refugees: the situation in Belgium at the end of World War I was chaotic.
The war and its aftermath wrought seismic changes in Africa that remain at the root of conflicts in many countries.
Men's and women's teams from the British and German armies played a pair of commemorative friendlies in Nottingham, days before the centenary of the end of World War I. Even in the trenches, football never died.
Anti-War Day on September 1 holds particular meaning: 2018 marks 100 years since the Great War drew to a close.
On September 21, church bells will ring out throughout the whole of Europe in remembrance of the end of WWI. During the war many bells were melted down into artillery guns. The pain of this loss united the people.
Pioneer color photographers chose one of the greatest catastrophes as their motif.
A new exhibition in London explores how artists responded to the scars of the Great War.
Its 600,000 clay sculptures each bear the name of a person killed in different battles in the Flemish town.
Africa, the Mideast, the Pacific, India: World War I was felt across the globe. DW remembers.
Why couldn't the crisis be resolved through diplomatic channels? One hundred years later, have we learned any lessons?
Belgium was the first victim of World War I. Historian Herbert Ruland tells DW about the German invasion 100 years ago.
DW speaks with political scientist Herfried Münkler about Germany's special role and the lessons from World War I.
World War I raged in Flanders, Belgium for four long years at the cost of 600,000 young lives.
For the soldiers on the front lines, World War I introduced an unprecedented level of violence. But it was not the "the war to end all wars" — quite the contrary, writes guest author Jörn Leonhard.
The thought-provoking soundscape was produced from "sound ranging" film, which was made to locate enemy artillery.
The end of World War I in 1918 created some of the conditions that led to the outbreak of World War II in 1939.
The changes brought by the end of World War I were more strongly felt in the Middle East than elsewhere.
The end of World War I led to the rise of communism and the drawing of unstable borders.
In Europe and in Africa thousands were forced into service for their colonial masters, with lasting consequences.
Wijtschate or "Hill 80" was a WWI hot spot. It's just been excavated — thanks to €200,000 in crowdfunded donations.
An exhibition has displayed how World War I shaped the culture of mourning in Germany and abroad over the past century.
From an Oscar-winning silent film in 1927 to a Steven Spielberg blockbuster in 2011, World War I has made its mark.
The impact World War I had on the fine arts is undeniable.
A DW special on youth in Germany - from World War I to the present.
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