World War I also known as the First World War, The Great War, and the War to End All Wars was a world-wide war fought from 1914 to 1918.
Tolkien in World War IEdit
Significance to Tolkien MythologyEdit
Noteable people who served in relation to TolkienEdit
Tea Club, Barrovian SocietyEdit
Timeline of EventsEdit
- The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife are assassinated in Sarajevo during a tour of the city, touching off a series of events that started the war.
- A good article on WWI's influence on Tolkien and LOTR: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngbeyond/rings/influences.html