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Famous and not so famous participants of the Great War

Louis Franchet d’Esperey

General Louis Felix Marie Francois Franchet d'Esperey (1856-1942) served in active field command positions in the French army during World War One on both...

Živojin Mišić

Zivojin Misic (1855-1921) was the most prominent - and successful - of Serbia's field commanders during World War One. Born on 19 January 1855 Misic...

John Joseph Pershing

John Joseph Pershing (1860-1948) was born on 13 September 1860 in Laclede, Missouri. After a period spent as a schoolteacher at Prairie Mound, nine...

Aleksei Brusilov

In addition to being one of the great innovative commanders of the war, Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov (1853-1926) was one of relatively few commanders to...

T.E. Lawrence of Arabia

British archaeological scholar, adventurer, military strategist, and the writer of The Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1927), an ambitious work, which combines a detailed account...

Paul von Hindenburg

Paul von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg (1847-1934) was born in Poznan on 2 October 1847, the eldest of three sons, and was educated at...