Why Did World War I Be Considered A Total War?

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The first world war began in 1914, and it was a total war. A total war uses the mobilization of all resources, and all of the population. It also covers a wide geographic area. World war one used wide geographic area, all branches of the military, and the government controlled life and the economy, Therefore it can be considered a total war. First off The war covered wide geographic area. England is generally not an easy area to attack because it is an island, and until the Zeppelins it had not been attacked before. A Zeppelin is a german airship designed to cover area in the sky during the war. The germans used the zeppelins to get into london, and once there they started to drop bombs on the town. Second Soldiers cover wide area. Russian

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