There is no corner of the world that is not paying for the First World War, even 100 years after it began. The repercussions are still being felt. This from the Daily Beast.
The United States officially joined the ranks of the combatants in World War I on April 6, 1917—a bit more than 100 years ago. Our collective memory of the conflict, it seems, is rather foggy. Indeed, to most Americans today, “the war to end all wars” is pretty much a mystery.