The Great War
World War One, also known as "The Great War". Was the largest conflict, then experienced in human history. It was marked by the end of great empires and dramatic societal change.From the 1914, assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which ushered in WWI. Followed by the 1917 October Revolution, that ended the Russian Empire. The war was bookended, by the abdication of Emperor Wilhelm II, ending the German Empire.