World War I Videos

Even though Queen Victoria's descendants were on the thrones of Europe, those relatives were unable to prevent their countries from plunging into the chaos of war. This collection highlights what happened during the "forgotten war."

WARNING: THIS VIDEO CLIP CONTAINS GRAPHIC SCENES OF WAR AND DEPICTS FACIAL WAR INJURIES SUSTAINED BY SOLDIERS.

Princip carries a .22 caliber Browning pistol as he and his gang members plot to kill Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

Gavrilo Princip tries to commit suicide, after his fatal shooting of the Archduke and his wife, but the cyanide in the capsule he swallows is old, hen...

The spark of WWI occurs on June 28, 1914 when Gavrilo Princip assassinates the heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire and his wife in Sarajevo. This is t...

At the beginning of 1917, the Russian city ofSt.

On September 17, 1918, French reconnaissance planes confirmed that German troops were retreating from the Second Battle of the Marne.

At the very time Frenchmen worried that their country would soon be overrun, German troops began to transmit uncoded messages.

Although a single torpedo penetrated Lusitania, she was in peril almost immediately when a second, massive explosion occurred.

Following the horrific death of his young friend - Alexis Helmer - during the Second Battle of Ypres, Major John McCrae (a medical doctor from Guelph,...

Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family were executed late in the evening of July 16, 1918 at the Ipatiev House.

In this clip from "The Last Day of World War One," we see a replica of the railway carriage in which the Armistice was signed on the 11th of November,...

A judicial inquiry into the reasons for the wreck was headed by Lord Mersey, a fair man.

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