Significant events in WW1

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  • Franz Ferdinand Assassination

    Franz Ferdinand Assassination
    The assassination of Franz Ferdinand started the great war. Franz Ferdinand was in heir to the austro-hungarian empire. On the 28th of June he decided to visit Sarajevo to check on some troops but was assassinated by a Serbian terroist group called the black hand made up of seven people.
  • Germany Step In!

    Germany Step In!
    Kaiser Willhelm prmosise Austria the Germanu will give them their unconditional support. This promise is also reffered to as the blank check assurance
  • Austria Declare War On Serbia

    Austria Declare War On Serbia
    Austria declare war on Serbia!. This is because the Austrian government belive that Serbia are responsible for the death of Franz Ferdinand,
  • Germany Declare War On Russia

    Germany declare war on Russia. Threats from Russia have caused Germany to take action.
  • Britain Declare War On Germany

    Britain Declare War On Germany
    Britain declared war against Germany in response to Germany invading Belgium on the 1st August !914.
  • First Battle of Ypres

    First Battle of Ypres
    The battle of Ypres is a very historic battle in WW1. It took place in a small town in Western Belgium called Ypres. BOth the German and western allied forces tried to secure this town.
  • The ANZAC'S Appear

    The ANZAC'S Appear
    Australian and New Zealand troops showed up for the first time int he war with limited training. Unfortunately mistakes made by wiston chucrhill caused the ANZAC troops to land in the wrong spot and get shot at by Turkish troops
  • Italy Declare War On Germany and Austria

    Italy Declare War On Germany and Austria
    Italy was originally nuetral in WW1 but they considered there options and decided to join the allied forces and on the 23rd of may 1915 they declared war and against Germany and Austria
  • Warsaw Is Captured By The Germans

    Warsaw Is Captured By The Germans
    The Germans succeed in capturing Warsaw from the Russians
  • The Allies Evaculate Gallipoli

    The Allies Evaculate Gallipoli
    After several months of conflict in Gallipoli the allies decide to retreat
  • The Battle of Verdun

    The Battle of Verdun
    This date signifies the start of the battle of Verdun. This was a battle between the German and French armies.
  • The Battle Of Somme Starts

    The Battle Of Somme Starts
    The battle of somme is knowkn as one of the largest battles in WW1. This battle saw the British and French armies take on the German army. This horrific battle saw more than 1 million casualties
  • USA Declare War On Germany

    USA Declare War On Germany
    This is the first appearence of USA in WW1 as they join the allies and declare war on Germany
  • Battle of Caporetto

    Battle of Caporetto
    During the battle of Caporetto the Austro-Hungarian forces backed up by the Germans were able to break the Italian front
  • Major offensive launched against the Western front by Britain

    Major offensive launched against the Western front by Britain
    Britain continue to launch major offences on the Western Front
  • Turkey Stops

    Turkey Stops
    Turkey stop fighting ending there part int he war
  • Austria Stop

    Austria stop fighting ending there part in the war
  • Kaiser Wilhelm Abdicated

  • The End

    The End
    This date signifies the end of World War 1.