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WWI by Mind Map: WWI

1. Causes

1.1. England. England was mostly impacted not due to death but in terms of economy. They spent 20-25% of their wealth which left them wounded poor and scarce with food and equipment. This heavily impacted England after the war.

1.2. Russia. Russia was heavily impacted because of the death of millions of soldiers during the war. It was catastrophic for them and nearly turned them into a third world country.

1.3. Germany lost to the allies in WW1 and suffered huge territorial losses giving away its land and population to Poland, Russia, France, Belgium and Denmark and ultimately had to sign The Treaty of Versailles..

2. Death Count

2.1. Germany: 1,773,700 German war dead, 4,216,058 wounded, 1,152,800 prisoners, for a total of 7,142,558 casualties

2.2. Russia: With about 5.5 million out of 16 million soldiers killed and wounded, the Russian Empire appears to have suffered less than France and Germany.

2.3. England: Most soldiers died. In the UK around six million men were mobilised, and of those just over 700,000 were killed.

2.4. Total death count in the entire world: About 40 million

3. Types of Planes in WW1

3.1. Reconnaissance The first use of airplanes in World War I was for reconnaissance. The airplanes would fly above the battlefield and see the enemy's movements and position and movements.

3.2. Bombings As the war progressed, both sides began to use aircraft to drop bombs on important enemy locations. The first planes used for bombings could only carry small bombs and were easy to attack from the ground. By the end of the war, faster longer range bombers were built that could carry a much larger weight of bombs.

4. How planes was used

4.1. One of the first major contributions of airplanes in the war was at the First Battle of the Marne where Allied reconnaissance planes spotted a gap in the German lines. The Allies attacked this gap and were able to split the German armies and drive them back.

5. what is WWI

5.1. World war 1 also known as the first world war was a global war originating in europe that lasted from 28 july 1914 to 11 november 1918

6. who's in the war

6.1. In world war one There are 2 central group called central powers witch includes a few contries in africa, austria hungary , italian and the german. the alie powers had the UK and its colonies, French and russia which became the Soviet Union