World War One Militarism Facts

Battleship being built during WW1
Shipyard during WW1

Introduction - WW1 Militarism

Militarism was one of the major causes of World War One. Militarism is the belief within a country or state that a strong military is important in order to defend the country and to promote national interests. Militarism is usually accompanied by a desire of the people within the country to prove the strength of the military and to resolve problems with other countries through military action. Strong feelings of militarism existed within all the major European powers prior to the outbreak of World War One. On this page we list interesting facts and information about how militarism was involved in causing WW1, where militarism was the strongest, and why Europe countries felt strong feelings of militarism.

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Interesting World War One Militarism Facts