World War I

  • The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the third car going to Sarajevo, They had different stopping points, at the first stopping point there were fail bomb attempts to each car. The bomb that was thrown at his car hit the folded up cover and landed in the street. Archduke's car made a wrong turn, he did not stop where it was suppose to stop. Princip fired two shots from a close range and accidently shot Archduke.
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    World War 1

  • Britain declared war with Germany

    Britain declared war on Germany, because of the invasion of Belgium. Belgium was a neutral state under international law.
  • Italy declared war with Germany and Austria

  • Start of the Battle of Loos

    It was part of Marshal Joffre's campaign. It was to push germans back into two pronged offfensive. Douglas Haig commanded the attack on Germany.
  • Battle of Verdun

    German Chief of General Staff, Von Falkenhayn, wanted to "bleed France white." He did this by launching a massive German attack on a narrow Stretch of land. Verdun contained twenty major forts and forty smaller ones.
  • Battle of the Somme

    This battle lasted until November 1916. It symbolized the horrors of warfare in WWI. The people who led the British Campaign received a lot of criticism because of the was the Battle of the Somme was fought.
  • USA declared war with Germany

  • Britain captured Jerusalem

    After capturing Jerusalem they found new strategically strong fortified line.
  • The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    This treaty ended the war between Russia and Germany. Lenin said that they should have a treaty with the Germans., so they could concentrate with the work that needed to be done in Russia.
  • Germany signed a armistice