Statement by the Communist Party of Ireland on the occasion of the celebrations for the end of the 1914-1918 First Imperialist World War:
9 November 2018.
This November is the centenary of the ending of the Imperialist War, 1914–1918, fought between British imperialism and its allies on the one side and German imperialism and its allies on the other.
It is believed that more than 10 million soldiers died in the fighting, as well as an estimated 13 million civilians. More than 65 million men from the various empires took part, of whom 5 million were British.