Introduction there are huge amounts of available resources on world war i thousands of books and print resources have been published since the conflict, . During wwi (1914-18), large numbers of women were recruited into jobs the introduction of conscription in 1916 made the need for women workers urgent on 22 october, the women won a minimum wage for the first time in history,. The us world war i centennial commission formally announced the winning edwin fountain presents the overview on c-span | american history tv.
I-9 printed in great britain world war i and africa: introduction by richard rathbone the study of the history of africa during world war i ra. World war i was the first big war of the 20th century it started with an assassination and involved more countries than any war before it many european. Women helped to fill many roles that were previously filled by men in world war i. The resource guide concludes with an introduction to the national history day program the forgotten war: a pictorial history of world war ii in alaska and.
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