World War I in Newspapers

Also known as the Great War, World War I was a global war between 1914 and 1918 that pitted the nations of the Allied Powers against those of the Central Powers. Although the war was triggered by the assassination of Austria’s Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, long-standing tensions and alliances between the nations of Europe set the stage for this so-called “War to End All Wars.”

Explore the topics below to learn more about this period through newspaper articles and clippings.