WW1 - Oversimplified (Part 2)

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  1. OverSimplified

    OverSimplifiedPred 4 leti

    Hi everyone, thanks for the feedback! The next video is in the works, apologies for the long wait!

  2. Garrett Hawley

    Garrett HawleyPred mesecem

    It fine

  3. Flyeaglesfly76

    Flyeaglesfly76Pred mesecem

    It’s so crazy to see how far he’s come.

  4. Koolaidkid

    KoolaidkidPred 3 meseci


  5. Koolaidkid

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  6. Koolaidkid

    KoolaidkidPred 3 meseci


  7. Aatmik Vlogs

    Aatmik VlogsPred 5 urami


  8. Lemo

    LemoPred 6 urami

    We love germany

  9. Finn

    FinnPred 6 urami

    Pls make a remake of this soon, it's so good but kinda outdated compared to your other vids


    MUSA AL-KHADIMPred 7 urami

    "The world learnt its lesson, and never had such an awful war again..." Meanwhile somewhere in austria : "Ahhh fuck, i failed in my art class..."

  11. SledgesMask

    SledgesMaskPred 11 urami

    WW1: Italy and Japan friends with the Allies WW2: *Switch Team*

  12. Tony Almeida

    Tony AlmeidaPred 13 urami

    3:43 But of course, use ships for war? Pfft! don't make me laugh. They're meant to be showpieces and nothing more

  13. djsonicc

    djsoniccPred 15 urami

    England: Come on America, please help us out US: Nah, not our problem England: they have areas with oil US: wow those Germans sure need some freedom

  14. Jellyfesh

    JellyfeshPred 15 urami

    i like how the lenin character didnt change after 4 years

  15. DrBrickButter

    DrBrickButterPred 19 urami

    fun fact: dreadnought actually means "no fear"

  16. Void Phenomenon

    Void PhenomenonPred 8 urami


  17. I see you

    I see youPred 22 urami

    German empire. Take away the black stripe... O:

  18. Unknown

    UnknownPred 22 urami


  19. H. 169

    H. 169Pred dnevom

    So many things missing or wrong in both parts, okay it's oversimplified, but simplifying things doesn't mean adding things that are wrong. Austria didn't ask before declaring war, wilhelm 2nd (the idiot who forgot to sign some treaties again, broke the promise of germany not being hungry for more land and was in some quarrel with his english relatives) realised austria is germanys last ally and therefore entering the war. Austria knew vey well that former german chancellor bismarck made treaties and secret treaties between the major powers in europe before to ensure nobody could declare war on anybody without getting targeted by everybody, but they declared war on serbia and russia none the less. The german submarines attacked civilian ships after these were used to transport troops and weapons to their enemies.

  20. Muri

    MuriPred dnevom

    Romania did not decide it was a great time to join the war, france and russia encouraged romania to join with ‘promises’ of help to disturb the ottoman-german supply chain . When Romania got pounded the british decided its a good time to burn romanias food supplies and oil so the germans wont have them at least. Thanks for the help allies.

  21. Canadian Albino

    Canadian AlbinoPred 2 dnevi

    wait wait wait.... I think you forgot a huge part of this war. Canada. While world war 2 was a clear win because of the US, Canada played a HUGE role in ww1.

  22. Vo Quang Minh

    Vo Quang MinhPred 2 dnevi

    The highfalutin elizabeth briefly pop because burma postoperatively juggle athwart a awesome event. deeply, strong ice

  23. Joe

    JoePred 2 dnevi

    Ww1 is underrated

  24. Gucci gang

    Gucci gangPred 2 dnevi

    Was it even simplified?

  25. Csaba Bánki

    Csaba BánkiPred 2 dnevi

    You could have told more about the treaty of Versailles as the dumbest treaty of all times. Caring only about the political friends of France and not giving a damn about causing WW2.

  26. MI, U And I

    MI, U And IPred 2 dnevi

    Ooooof, the mic quality is so different from now...

  27. Salah El Ackad

    Salah El AckadPred 3 dnevi

    1:11 Oversimplified: The Ottomen 1:12 Also Oversimplified : Auto men?

  28. Shaun Bang

    Shaun BangPred 3 dnevi

    It’s crazy how it’s never mentioned or covered in media that the Middle East was also in WW1 and basically only Eastern Europe is ever focused upon primarily the French trenches. It’s always portrayed as British/French versus Germans which always confuses me and causes me to need a refresher as I know that the war started because of the Franz Ferdinand assassination but I always forget about the whole Austro-Hungarian beef with Bosnia.

  29. Bloodyheaders

    BloodyheadersPred 3 dnevi

    I wish I saw this video earlier I would got 100 percent in WW1 section for school

  30. Kaleb Boghossian

    Kaleb BoghossianPred 3 dnevi

    Daddy, what caused The Great War? Son... some bimbo went for a drive in his convertible... and... uh... Well? He got his ass whupped... THUS THE GREAT WAR!

  31. Latrick

    LatrickPred 3 dnevi

    2:00 afghans arent arabs dude they are way far than arabs

  32. Daniel Grabinski

    Daniel GrabinskiPred 3 dnevi

    You can see in the bottom right corner at the end it says “made by S.Webster”

  33. Daniel Osorio

    Daniel OsorioPred 3 dnevi

    Mexico is watching in the back ground

  34. Some One

    Some OnePred 4 dnevi

    Does someone know what the music from 6:41 is ???

  35. tankmen

    tankmenPred 4 dnevi

    Video idea the 1916 rising and Irish revolution

  36. ßruhh Can

    ßruhh CanPred 4 dnevi

    1:51-2:01 even if we didn’t deny it it was nothing like that lol

  37. LOLCITY Gaming

    LOLCITY GamingPred 4 dnevi

    Canada was in this to

  38. Matthew Porter

    Matthew PorterPred 5 dnevi

    bruh the allies are jsut a bunch of teamers >:(

  39. Darknees XL

    Darknees XLPred 5 dnevi

    Oh so, 100 million people died because of a driver taking the wrong turn?

  40. Daniel Grabinski

    Daniel GrabinskiPred 3 dnevi

    @Darknees XL well you gotta explain that your talking about WW1 and WW2

  41. Darknees XL

    Darknees XLPred 3 dnevi

    @Daniel Grabinski ww2 happened because of ww1

  42. Daniel Grabinski

    Daniel GrabinskiPred 3 dnevi

    Only 17 million died. Not sure where you got 100 million.

  43. arrowsplit

    arrowsplitPred 5 dnevi

    So everyone attacks everyone. 40 million casualties. From Russia to Middle East. From Africa to Australia. From the very heart of Europe to the remotest island in the Pacific. People kill or die. Well, it's "World War" isn't it? But miraculously it's genocide for Armenians. Like they didn't do anything. Like they didn't help Russians on the Russian front when Ottomans were fighting 3 different campaigns simultaneously. When other nations systematically kill people even if there's a rebellion or not, it's called war. When Ottomans kill attacking Armenians and relocate the rest it's genocide.

  44. arrowsplit

    arrowsplitPred 3 dnevi

    @Freddy Krueger evidences... ok 👍🏻 You convinced me with your rock solid arguments

  45. Freddy Krueger

    Freddy KruegerPred 3 dnevi

    @arrowsplit i may not but the evidences do 😑 but nooo cause u r a tork u smart🧠🧠🧠🐺🐺🐺🇹🇳🇹🇳🇳🇨🇲🇳🇹🇳

  46. arrowsplit

    arrowsplitPred 3 dnevi

    @Freddy Krueger since when we call fighting back the guerrillas as genocide? Do you honestly believe Ottomans killed and relocated Armenians in the middle of a ww for ethnic cleansing?

  47. Freddy Krueger

    Freddy KruegerPred 3 dnevi

    U kinda stupid mate. It was war not with Armenians but a ww1 just blame on the minority mate ull get it good

  48. X - Treme

    X - TremePred 5 dnevi

    Germany - i have completed all achevements just one left Poland - what germania ! 😤😤😤germany- winning a world war Poland ☠☠☠

  49. Arlene Pace

    Arlene PacePred 5 dnevi

    1:29 britain is america now

  50. Megan m

    Megan mPred 6 dnevi

    To take the Suez canal all they had to do was get a ship stuck in it😂

  51. Adarsh Singh

    Adarsh SinghPred 6 dnevi

    1:19 ottoman coming into war

  52. Darkwear GT

    Darkwear GTPred 6 dnevi

    Why did prussia get weaker when they annex south german confederation?

  53. ByattyBoi

    ByattyBoiPred 6 dnevi

    wish u posted more

  54. Kirigaya Kazuto

    Kirigaya KazutoPred 7 dnevi

    Biggest flex from austra: started 2 world wars and sayes 2 times germans fault

  55. Charlie

    CharliePred 7 dnevi

    Hague conference: “Don’t be jerks!”……….Germany: “let’s be jerks!”….lol

  56. Marcel Zey

    Marcel ZeyPred 7 dnevi

    your videos are so good

  57. 김인영

    김인영Pred 7 dnevi

    Yo tHIS should be in every country's textbooks

  58. Lauren Horner

    Lauren HornerPred 7 dnevi

    British: here’s a telegram America: fuck you germany Germany: S H I T

  59. Caesar Augustus

    Caesar AugustusPred 7 dnevi

    Armenien genocide stop telling lies thanks 🙏🏻

  60. Caesar Augustus

    Caesar AugustusPred 21 uro

    Cannon, Brendon J. Legislating Reality and Politicizing History: Contextualizing Armenian Claims of Genocide. Offenbach: Manzara Verlag, 2016. Erickson, Edward J. Ordered to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War. London: Greenwood Press, 2001. McCarthy, Justin. The Ottoman Peoples and the End of Empire. London: Hodder Arnold, 2001. if you want more I can text here goodnight you ignorant moron

  61. Shrek Is The Best Anime

    Shrek Is The Best AnimePred 21 uro

    Caesar Augustus Ironic of you for saying that, when you’re subscribed to Jake Paul

  62. Caesar Augustus

    Caesar AugustusPred 21 uro

    @Shrek Is The Best Anime actually ım doing history major mate .I am really use the original documents to learn history unlike you are watching like shitty channels

  63. Shrek Is The Best Anime

    Shrek Is The Best AnimePred 7 dnevi

    Don’t know why you’re watching a history channel when you don’t even know about history you ignorant mong

  64. Agro 06 fabio

    Agro 06 fabioPred 7 dnevi

    For the italian people it was a "muted war" becaus we didn't have all the promised territories (Pact of London). We have to think that the Italy wasn't yet united Anyway, nice video!!!

  65. Henery Deiban

    Henery DeibanPred 7 dnevi

    Germany #1 😍😍😍😘

  66. Jake Mertz

    Jake MertzPred 8 dnevi

    “...after that the world learned its lesson, and never had a war like that again... for 20 years.” Lol.

  67. NOT zyro

    NOT zyroPred 8 dnevi

    Imagine in a alternate dimension mexico attacked USA in WWI imagine it the war would last a lot longer and WWII would happen in i dunno or never happen

  68. Kajmak Prsuta i Kosovo je Srbija

    Kajmak Prsuta i Kosovo je SrbijaPred 8 dnevi

    5:48 What is name of song?

  69. Leonard

    LeonardPred 8 dnevi

    The story why the Ottoman Empire joined the war is a pretty funny one. Two German warships were fleeing from English Warships and entered Constantinopolis. Than the English Navy demanded that the German warships were to be handed out or they would declare war on the Ottoman Empire. Than the Ottomen had the idea to just tell the Englishmen that they bought two warships from Germany. Than the warships were given the Ottoman logos and all the soldiers were given Ottoman uniforms. The German warships than left Constantinopolis and attacked Russia and because the ships looked like they belonged to the Ottomen, Russia declared war to the Ottoman Empire.

  70. Jamal Yusuf

    Jamal YusufPred 8 dnevi

    How was germany so strong and could like fight eye on eye against france russia and brittain the same time

  71. James Atlas

    James AtlasPred 8 dnevi

    we shall never have a war like this again Hitler *watching this in hospital* : Hold my beer

  72. Brandon Waldahl

    Brandon WaldahlPred 9 dnevi

    I love that during this whole war Switzerland was sitting in the middle of it all and doing nothing

  73. Interactive Ledger

    Interactive LedgerPred 9 dnevi

    For about 20 years

  74. Nasratullah Faqiri

    Nasratullah FaqiriPred 9 dnevi

    Meanwhile Switzerland! Oo

  75. Nasratullah Faqiri

    Nasratullah FaqiriPred 9 dnevi

    Germany is a loyal friend with strong balls who always backed their allies... In WW1 Austria and in WW2 Italy...

  76. dileep kumar

    dileep kumarPred 9 dnevi

    Volume is very low !!!

  77. JacksonLCH

    JacksonLCHPred 9 dnevi

    Bc its old

  78. Surge

    SurgePred 9 dnevi


  79. Issa Latar

    Issa LatarPred 9 dnevi

    that picture with native africans forced to go to war hits hard

  80. Travensio

    TravensioPred 10 dnevi


  81. JacksonLCH

    JacksonLCHPred 9 dnevi

    Oil or boil

  82. bruhify army

    bruhify armyPred 9 dnevi

    Oil boil

  83. Lazania

    LazaniaPred 10 dnevi

    Me being Greek and knowing nothing about that be like 👁👄👁

  84. Thomas Cordero

    Thomas CorderoPred 10 dnevi

    They landed in Mesopotamia lol

  85. Pokemon Dude

    Pokemon DudePred 10 dnevi

    The mic is so bad lol

  86. Pokemon Dude

    Pokemon DudePred 6 dnevi


  87. brunochip

    brunochipPred 9 dnevi

    It’s good now tho

  88. Yaşar Can Sönmez

    Yaşar Can SönmezPred 10 dnevi

    Ermeni soykırımına dahil de bir video yapsana tabi kaynaklarda belgelerde böyle birşey varsa

  89. YTuser45

    YTuser45Pred 10 dnevi

    How did Germany last so long with SO MANY large enemies?

  90. YTuser45

    YTuser45Pred 10 dnevi

    Does anyone else think it's kind of cool how Russia has won so many battles just because they're hardcore and used to the cold? People who come in always freeze and Russia is all like "It's not even cold"

  91. YTuser45

    YTuser45Pred 10 dnevi

    Feels like the entirety of this war was kinda pointless. They weren't really fighting for anything after a while, other than for the sake of fighting. The Austro-Hungarians kind of blamed the wrong people.

  92. Godslayer 5658

    Godslayer 5658Pred 8 dnevi

    Didn’t really change much either, just sped up some things like Austria Hungary and the Ottoman empire falling apart, along with Russia falling to Revolution.

  93. kalliber

    kalliberPred 10 dnevi

    There was never a genocide in the Ottoman empire. There was war and both sides had casualties but never a genocide. The history is clear but noone is interested to read and see. Why looking into the archives about the truth while you can Just watch youtube and learn history.

  94. Freddy Krueger

    Freddy KruegerPred 3 dnevi

    Ahhaha nerd

  95. Matthew Bartlett

    Matthew BartlettPred 10 dnevi

    Os: shows america also Os: plays the French National Anthem

  96. Luna Aurora

    Luna AuroraPred 11 dnevi

    ~World War 1: official terms of the Treaty of Versailles~ -Germany Calms Down -Germany Should be Ashamed Germany Dishes out the Moolah

  97. Egemen Karagöz

    Egemen KaragözPred 11 dnevi

    while ottoman was fighting against russians at caucasus mountains armenians, kurdish and turkish tribes rebelled to the ottomans. ottomans didnt want to fight against russians and rebels at the same time so they decided to deport the rebels to the south side of the country. because of the diseases and probably some of the soldiers personal hate towards these rebels, most of them died in the process but there are no evidence to a genocide towards armenians. people claim 1,5 million armenians were killed but in that time armenian population in the whole country was 800k and there are no 1,5 million human bodies in the field that found after the war. if you really want to search about this topic, turkish archives are open but armenian archives dont. to my knowledge british archives claim 1,5 mil people lived in that area. it is probably exaggeration because armenians want independence and to do that you must prove you have the most population in that area but just 10% in that area were armenian and probably they were given high numbers to the church.

  98. Egemen Karagöz

    Egemen KaragözPred 11 dnevi

    i forgot to mention, todays armenia population is 3 mil. it is impossible they have 1,5 mil people back then

  99. erinç varol

    erinç varolPred 11 dnevi

    one thing tough: in 1915 all Armenian population in the ottoman empire was 1 million by official documents so it is technically imposible 1.5 million people die and call it genocide. BTW while you are at it you could have mention why armenian started attacking turkish people in the empire in first place

  100. Nekoj Covek

    Nekoj CovekPred 11 dnevi

    The usa always ruin the fun

  101. puppy dog Radley  Michael🇬🇧🔨🧤🕶️

    puppy dog Radley Michael🇬🇧🔨🧤🕶️Pred 11 dnevi


  102. Ell O.

    Ell O.Pred 11 dnevi

    the netherlands be like : 🧍 yes

  103. Ethan Welder

    Ethan WelderPred 11 dnevi

    you are an amazing youtuber.

  104. Zachariah Legge

    Zachariah LeggePred 12 dnevi

    I thought 128 Americans died on the Lusitania

  105. OCT2108BOI

    OCT2108BOIPred 12 dnevi

    thicc russia

  106. OCT2108BOI

    OCT2108BOIPred 12 dnevi

    his mic improved a Hella lot like if u agree

  107. Tommunism

    TommunismPred 12 dnevi

    The tsar looks so different to modern day oversimplified.

  108. Mariam Abdulkareem

    Mariam AbdulkareemPred 12 dnevi

    pls can you do the aftermath of ww1.

  109. Blue Dragon

    Blue DragonPred 12 dnevi

    I like how a countries most special and remembering wars were just like 1 second in this

  110. Zby

    ZbyPred 12 dnevi

    Germany to blame for both wars , should have killed them off

  111. Bakary COULIBALY

    Bakary COULIBALYPred 12 dnevi

    “Someone’s boutta get liberated” 😂😂😅

  112. Ice Man

    Ice ManPred 12 dnevi

    Germany never gets tired of their ass kicked by US

  113. MrNoobsock

    MrNoobsockPred 13 dnevi

    Sheesh why is Germany so aggressive starting both world wars

  114. drumboy ki

    drumboy kiPred 13 dnevi

    That gas picture is not gas but fire in Netherland

  115. DeadShot Remix

    DeadShot RemixPred 13 dnevi

    britain ww1 we own the sea and the land boats

  116. TheBurner172

    TheBurner172Pred 13 dnevi

    How to win war Ask Usa to join Your side

  117. JK Miller

    JK MillerPred 13 dnevi

    WW1 in a nutshell The world:I HATE Y Serbia:ay i killed a world leader austira:you dead YEARS LATER The allies:you were sayin

  118. engineer gaming

    engineer gamingPred 14 dnevi

    6:25 don't mind this button, this is for me

  119. Helo

    HeloPred 13 dnevi

    engineer gaming

  120. Alie Margabie

    Alie MargabiePred 14 dnevi

    The end is not true Germany didn’t surrender they just said we stop with the war

  121. Mir gokhan

    Mir gokhanPred 14 dnevi

    You dont have an idea of what you call a “””genocide””””” 1:55

  122. Andy Pearson

    Andy PearsonPred 14 dnevi

    The volume on these videos is so quiet

  123. Nagina Arif

    Nagina ArifPred 14 dnevi

    World war 1: because someone shot an austrian World war 2:because some Austrian failed art class

  124. Bozkurt Kara

    Bozkurt KaraPred 14 dnevi

    1.1/ 1.3 million armenians registered in Ottoman empire. 1.5 million killed? 300 thousand returned back when war was over and 700 thousand armenians left to US and other countries. so around 300.000 dead mostly because of the weather conditions and diseases. a little part is killed by gangs as a revenge for the killings of 250.000 Turks/ Kurds/ Jews by armenians terror groups. i understand its oversimplefied but some facts matter as well. dont compare Turks with yourself

  125. Hermione Granger

    Hermione GrangerPred 15 dnevi

    we literally spend like a month in school learning what oversimplified teaches us in 12 minutes


    GREASYBOY JAMESPred 15 dnevi

    “someone’s about to get liberated”😂