The main members of the Allied Powers were France, Russia, and Britain.
The United States also fought on the side of the Allies after 1917.
Back on the Home Front, Britain was under attack from all sides…
The First World War was the first time in history that Britain had come under threat from the sky.
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They also worked growing vegetables and delivering milk.
Boy Scouts collected eggs for injured troops, protected roads and railway lines, and delivered messages.
When the war was over and the soldiers came home, women were made to leave their new jobs and go back into the home. Their experiences during the war eventually led to women getting more freedoms and rights – including the right to vote!
Did you know that we have a FREE downloadable International Women’s Day primary resource – all about the ongoing struggle for women’s rights and equality?