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Submission + - One Hundred Legacies From WWI That Still Impact On Us Now (wsj.com)

pbahra writes: World War I changed everything. From new countries to literature, from tanks to treaties and from flamethrowers to fashion, the conflict is still writ large on our lives 100 years on.

It gave birth to violent dictators and their ideologies but extended the electoral franchise to millions. It ushered in the era of mechanized warfare whilst laying the foundations for modern medicine.

Here are 100 things that still impact on us today 100 years after the start of the Great War.

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One Hundred Legacies From WWI That Still Impact On Us Now

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