100 Legacies of World War I

tags: World War I

Wall Street Journal editors from around the world have selected 100 legacies from World War I that still shape our lives today.

From new countries to literature, from tanks to treaties and from flamethrowers to fashion, the conflict is still writ large on our lives 100 years on.

It gave birth to violent dictators and their ideologies but extended the electoral franchise to millions. It ushered in the era of mechanised warfare whilst laying the foundations for modern medicine.

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