It performed poorly, lacking speed, good maintenance, protection, trench crossing ability and was also very cramped. This painful experience made Estienne and other tank enthusiasts in France to think differently, both tactically and technically, and this ultimately led to the development of the Renault FT, a pioneering vehicle whose basic features are still found on modern MBTs. The idea and concept FT was a factory code.
Hilaire le Grand on the Marne battlefield in France. There are almost 1, Russian WW1 military graves on the Marne battlefield. See our page for information about the French war graves agency: He was from Rhode Island and he died 22nd September This burial is in the American military cemetery at St.
For information about the agency and its work go to our page at: The records have been safely stored in a basement of the Red Cross Museum in Geneva but were an unknown source of such information to military historians until now. The original records which had been passed to the United Kingdom, France and Germany are believed to have been destroyed by enemy action in the Second World War.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has digitized the archive so that families may be able to access the records and possibly trace the original burial location of a relative who has been recorded as missing. For free online access to the digitized archive visit the website: For advice and information on how to start tracing an ancestor who served in the military in the First World War see our page at: For more information about where to find archives, military records, official publications, maps, War Diaries, medal records and a variety of research material for tracing family history in the First World War period go to our section on research at:War Grave Agency Records.
If you think a relative may have died in the First World War it should be possible to confirm this by looking at the records held by one of the war grave agencies responsible for the care and maintenance of graves and official memorials for the war dead of the First World War.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July to 11 November Contemporaneously described as the "war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history.
The Argentine British Community Council, is a Non-profit Welfare organisation that brings the Community together to raise funds and care for those who are in need. El Consejo de la Comunidad Argentino Británica tiene dos propósitos básicos: recabar fondos para los mas necesitados y, por otro lado, funciona como una plataforma para mantener contacto con la comunidad de origen Británico en.
The Origins of WWI Imperialism One of the main causes of the First World War was imperialism: an unequal relationship, often in the form of an empire, forced on other countries and peoples, resulting in domination and subordination of economics, culture, and territory.
Trench warfare on the Western Front may have captured the popular imagination, but the First World War was very much a maritime conflict as well.
The little Renault FT was probably the most influential design of WW1 in terms of general characteristics, quantity-produced and influence.