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This year marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War. The end result of competing imperial ambitions and a web of alliances, the war involved 30 countries, namely the armed forces of France, Great Britain, Russia, Canada and the United States arrayed against those of Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary. Produced and edited by Kevin Spurgaitis Narrated by Harvey Gold and Jacqui Underwood Stock footage by ShutterStock and Getty Images Music courtesy of Moby/MobyGratis Research from Veterans Affairs Canada, The Independent and The Telegraph Poetry by John McCrae, Robert Laurence Binyon, Siegfriend Sassoon, Wilfred Wilson Gibson, Wilfred Owen and Moina Michael © UC Observer 2014