• Michael Baker

Unknown Warriors -Understanding the First World War

Updated: May 11, 2020

We tend to define the First World War as 1914-18, but for most of central/eastern Europe and the Middle East 1918 had no meaning. As huge empires imploded, war did not end in these territories; instead, brutal ethnic and civil conflicts erupted, rendering the 'inter-war' period a bit of a misnomer.

Listen to Robert Gerwarth at


An Understanding History podcast.

14 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All