Proclaimed 1917 German Army Retreats To

World War 1
World War 1
World War 1 Began August 1914 Ended November 11 1918 Countries Beforehand: England Most powerful, largest empire and navy, suspicious of Germany. Germany Wanted more colonies and power, strongest army, increasing navy. Challenging Britain France Did not like Germany, wanted revenge on loss of land (Alsace Lorraine) Russia Abominable government, wanted the Balkans Mediterranean Sea port. Austria/Hungary Ruled 24 million people, much interest in empire. Hostile toward Serbia. Balkans