Battleships Of World War I An Illustrated Encyclopedia Of The Battleships Of All Nations 1914 1918 -

world war i wikipedia - 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 1914 to 11 november 1918 contemporaneously described as the war to end all wars more than 70 million military personnel including 60 million europeans were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history, imperial japanese navy new world encyclopedia - during world war i a force of japanese destroyers supported the allies by protecting shipping in the mediterranean and the indian ocean in 1920 the imperial japanese navy was the third largest navy in the world after the united states navy and royal navy between the two world wars japan took the lead in many areas of warship development