Did any soldiers survived WW1 and WW2?
Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart was a one-eyed, one-handed war hero who fought in three major conflicts across six decades, surviving plane crashes and PoW camps. His story is like something out of a Boy’s Own comic. Carton de Wiart served in the Boer War, World War One and World War Two.
What were the odds of surviving WW1?
Thus, once the 10 percent who had become casualties in the first year had been replaced and everybody again faced a 10 percent chance the second year, then that would be 10 percent of the remaining 90 percent who survived the first year.
Who was the first man killed in WW1?
Which country suffered the most in WW1?
(sources and details of figures are provided in the footnotes)
|Nation||Population (millions)||Total military deaths (from all causes)|
|Allies and co-belligerents of World War I|
|Russia||175.1||1,700,000 to 2,254,369|
|Serbia||4.5||300,000 to 450,000|
Did anyone serve in ww1 ww2 and Vietnam?
Command Sergeant Major Basil Plumley, who served in three wars, has died at the age of 92. Plumley gained fame for his part in the the battle of Ia Drang in Vietnam in 1965. That fight was depicted in the book and movie We Were Soldiers Once and Young.
What soldier fought in the most wars?
Adrian Carton de Wiart
|Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart|
|Years of service||1947|
Did anyone survive all of ww1?
The last living veteran of World War I was Florence Green, a British citizen who served in the Allied armed forces, and who died 4 February 2012, aged 110. The last combat veteran was Claude Choules who served in the British Royal Navy (and later the Royal Australian Navy) and died 5 May 2011, aged 110.
Who should be blamed for WW1?
The Treaty of Versailles, signed following World War I, contained Article 231, commonly known as the “war guilt clause,” which placed all the blame for starting the war on Germany and its allies.
Why did Germany pay for WW1?
Intense negotiation resulted in the Treaty of Versailles’ “war guilt clause,” which identified Germany as the sole responsible party for the war and forced it to pay reparations. Germany had suspended the gold standard and financed the war by borrowing.
What was the average age of ww1 soldiers?
Ages of Servicemen
|World War I||1917-1919||18-60|
|World War II||1941-1945||18-60|
What killed the most soldiers in WW1?
The casualties suffered by the participants in World War I dwarfed those of previous wars: some 8,500,000 soldiers died as a result of wounds and/or disease. The greatest number of casualties and wounds were inflicted by artillery, followed by small arms, and then by poison gas.
Why did France join WW1?
France entered World War I when Germany declared war on 3 August 1914. France had had a military alliance with Russia since 1894, designed primarily to neutralize the German threat to both countries. Germany had a military alliance with Austria-Hungary.
Why did France blame Germany for WW1?
Germany is to blame for starting World War I because they were the first country to declare war before any other country. So overall Germany did not only start the war but they also influenced another country that was apart of their alliance (Austria-Hungary) to fight with another country (Serbia).
When did France enter WW1?
Why was Serbia blamed for WW1?
Serbia bore the greatest responsibility for the outbreak of WW1. Serbian nationalism and expansionism were profoundly disruptive forces and Serbian backing for the Black Hand terrorists was extraordinarily irresponsible.