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Year 09 History - Causes of World War 1: Home

What caused World War 1?

Online Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica Online: Provides an excellent overview of this topic.  The best search term to find information is World War 1.

Search Encyclopedia Britannica by using the search window below.  If requested, the username is wonthsc and the password is vicschool


Library Catalogue. Non-Fiction resources

Below are some of the Non-Fiction resources found on the library shelves.  The Dudley Library catalogue also has many other Non-Fiction resources for this topic. Use search terms World War One,  WW1, World War 1, First World War, The Great War.  Several important Dewey numbers on the Non-Fiction shelves are 940.4 Hover over the (i) for additional information on the books.


The Guardian website has detailed information under ‘The story of a global Conflict’.  Click on title on the site.  Interactive with videos.   Click the following link to explore...

Causes of WW1 - What caused The Great War.  This program takes a look at the causes of the war, using archive film stock, photographs and on screen maps. 22 minutes

The assassination of Archduke Grancis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary in detail. The Assassin : How Gavrilo Princip fired the deadliest shot in history. 5 minutes