Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This video is part of a series that looks at some of the most significant moments in modern world history. This video traces the events of World War I, from the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand through American involvement in this "War to End All Wars." Historians speak about the causes and effects of the war, which continued into World War II. Archival film footage from a number of countries offers viewers a varied perspective on the events of the day.