U.S. Army World War One

group of American soldiers on their arrival in France

U.S. Army and uniforms in World War One. The actual entry of the United States into World War One in April 1917 was indeed of less strategic importance than the jubilant masses in Great Britain and France had imagined. Neither… learn more

Turkish Army World War One

The Ottoman Army in World War One – uniforms, strength, organization. At the start of November 1914 Ottoman Empire joined World War One versus the Allies. The ramshackle Ottoman empire ended up eroding for 50 years once, during 1908, the… learn more

German Army World War One

The Germany Army in World War One 1914-1918 – uniforms, strength, organization. German Army The German empire, announced in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles in 1871, had around 1914 inhabitants of well over 65 millions. On paper, aside from the… learn more

German uniforms World War One

German uniforms World War One

The uniforms of the Germany Army in World War One 1914-1918. back to PART I of Germany Army 1914-1918 At the outbreak of World War One in August 1914, the German Army was uniformly dressed in field-grey uniforms, which had… learn more

Romanian Army in World War One 1916-1918

The Army of Rumania in World War One 1916-1918. Uniforms, strength and organization of the Romanian Army. On August 17, 1916 Rumania settled the military alliance with the Allies which had been forced upon her, and after that instantly started… learn more

German Military Passport

German military passport from the Kaiser’s period. Complete German Military Passport from the Kaiser’s period of the Great-grandfather of the author. Military passport of the great-grandfather of the author: carpenter Heinrich Button (mother’s side), born on 30 March 1878 in… learn more

Portuguese Army

The Army of Portugal in World War One 1916-1918. Uniforms, strength and organization of the Portuguese Army in Europe and Africa. Portugal joined World War One on the Allied side in March 1916. Prior to being transported to France the… learn more

Battle Results

Results and statistics about 15 battles of World War One. The following tables provide highly aggregated approximate figures for 15 battles of World War One with German participation; ten on the Western Front, and five on the Eastern Front against… learn more

Belgian Army

Japanese patrol on Guam

Uniforms, strength, organization of the Army of Belgium in World War One. Belgian Army in 1914 Standing in the route of the main German push of 1914, Belgium set up a field army of 6 infantry divisions adding up to… learn more

German Fighting Power

German fighting power in World War One During World War One the German armed forces were mobilizing a total of 11 million men and suffered almost exactly 6 million casualties. The allies offered only against Germany about 28 million men,… learn more

Bulgarian Army

The Bulgarian Army in World War One – uniforms, strength, organization. Bulgaria gained freedom from Turk control on 13 July 1878. By July 1914 the Kingdom of Bulgaria, ruled by Tsar Ferdinand I., made of around 5,500,000 Bulgarian people along… learn more

Italian Army

Spitfire is very close to the gunner

The Italian Army in World War One – uniforms, strength, organization. Similarly to various major powers, Italy announced conscription within the 1870s, establishing the time of obligatory army service at 3 years. In several ways the military was the sole… learn more