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What was the town where Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated?

Sarajevo, Bosnia


What started World War I?

The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.


What was the city where a small but gallant British Expeditionary Force lost 50,000 men in its courageous defense against Germany?

Ypres, Belgium


What was the battle front in Western Europe which stretched for 600 miles from the English Channel to the Swiss Alps?

The Western Front


What was the fortress-city where the Germans made a great assault but gained only about four miles of land?

Verdun, France


At what river in France did British forces launch a massive offensive against the Germans but gained only seven miles of land?

Somme River