Here's what Winston Churchill's grandson (who is also a British MP) had to say about that:
They died with their face to the foe and that pathetic inadequate @realDonaldTrump couldn’t even defy the weather to pay his respects to The Fallen #hesnotfittorepresenthisgreatcountry
9:51 AM - Nov 10, 2018
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Nuclear weapons put an end to us repeating that cycle but only just.
Ultimately it was up to the Yanks, dragged reluctantly into both wars, to impose a little discipline.
Or, as our rednecks like to say "If y'all make me put down mah beer an' git up outta mah La-Z-Boy, some butts is gonna get whooped!"
Now don't be a silly billy.
During WWI, American soldiers were so underequipped they had to borrow kit from the British and French.
They were so tactically backward that Pershing had his troops making fixed-bayonet charges straight into indirect machingun fire right up to the end ... a tactic that the other allies had long since abandoned.
One hundred years ago today in Europe and Africa, the guns fell silent and everybody went home to raise another generation of cannon fodder for Round Two.
Perhaps the most ironic part of that war is that the countries who claimed they were fighting for the right of small countries to be free were the most active and voracious colonizers in Europe.