World War II is among the most studied battles in history, but the Great War that preceded it, more commonly referred to as World War I, set the stage in many ways. Even so, very few people are as well versed in World War I studies as they are in their studies of World War II.
Here are some interesting (and somewhat shocking) facts about World War I that you probably didn’t know until now.
1. Around 65 million men fought in the war. Of those 65 million, 10 million died.