Danell&Jess timeline

  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    Serbia assassinated Archduke Franz Fendinand, who was the heir to the thrown of the Austrio-Hungarian Empire.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.

    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.
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    Austria-Hungary repeatedly invades Serbia

    Austria-Hungary repeatedly invades Serbia but is repeatedly repulsed.
  • Outbreak of war

    Germany declares war on Russia
  • Germany declares war on France.

    Germany declares war on France.
  • Germany invades neutral Belgium.

    Germany invades neutral Belgium.
  • Britain declares war on Germany.

    Britain declares war on Germany.
  • U.S. President, Windrow Wilson, declares war on Germany.

    U.S. President, Windrow Wilson, declares war on Germany.
  • Battle of the Frontiers begin.

    Battle of the Frontiers begin.
  • Russia invades East Prussia.

    Russia invades East Prussia.
  • Japan declares war on Germany.

    Japan declares war on Germany.
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    Austia-Hungary invades Russia Poland.

    Austia-Hungary invades Russia Poland.
  • Battle of Tannenberg

    Battle of Tannenburg, which Russia loses; Germany's greatest success of the war on the eastern front.
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    Battle of Marne, halts German advances

    Battle of Marne, halts German advances, resulting in stalemate and trench warfare.
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    First Battle of Masurian Lakes

    First Battle of Masurian Lakes, Russia loses.
  • Battle of Aisne begins.

    Battle of Aisne begins.
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    Austro-German attack on western Poland.

    Austro-German attack on western Poland.
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    First Battle of Ypres.

    First Battle of Ypres.
  • Turlkey enters the war on the side of the Central Powers.

    Turlkey enters the war on the side of the Central Powers.
  • Battle of the Falkland Islands.

    Battle of the Falkland Islands.
  • German air raid on Britain.

    German air raid on Britain.
  • Unofficail Christmas truce declared by soldiers along the Western Front.

    Unofficail Christmas truce declared by soldiers along the Western Front.
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    Allied offensive in Artois and Champagne.

    Allied offensive in Artois and Champagne.
  • Japan's 21 demands on China.

    Japan's 21 demands on China.
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    First German zeppelin attack on England.

    First German zeppelin attack on England.
  • German U-boat attacks on Allied and neutrol shipping

    German U-boat attacks on Allied and neutrol shipping; declares blockade of Britain.
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    Russian suffer heavy losses at Second Battle of Masurian Lakes. (Winter War)

    Russian suffer heavy losses at Second Battle of Masurian Lakes.
  • Germans focus on Eastern Front

    Germans focus on Eastern Front breaking through Gorlice-Tarnow and forcing Russia out of much of Poland.
  • First use of poison gas by Germany

    First use of poison gas by Germany, starts second Battle of Ypres.
  • France, Russia, Italy, +& Brtiain conclude secret Treaty of London

    France, Russia, Italy, +& Brtiain conclude secret Treaty of London
  • U-boat sinks British liner Lusitania

    U-boat sinks British liner Lusitania with the loss of American lives, creating a US-German diplomatic crisis
  • Second battle at Artois begins

    Second battle at Artois begins
  • Itatly declares war on Austria-Hungary

    Itatly declares war on Austria-Hungary, ignoring treaty agreements with the central powers
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    Italians launch unsuccessful attack on Hungarians at 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Battles of Isonzo

    talians launch unsuccessful attack on Hungarians at 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Battles of Isonzo; there are to be 12 in total
  • Germans capture Warsaw

    Germans capture Warsaw
  • Tsar Nicholas takes command of Russian armies

    Tsar Nicholas takes command of Russian armies
    Tsar Nicholas takes command of Russian armies
  • Second Battle of Champagne begins

    Second Battle of Champagne begins
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    Austro-German-Bulgarian forces invade Serbia

    Austro-German-Bulgarian forces invade Serbia, expelling Serbian army from the country
  • Sir Douglas Haig replaces Sir John French as commander of British Expeditionary Force

    Sir Douglas Haig replaces Sir John French as commander of British Expeditionary Force
  • Allies begin withdrawal of troops from Gallipoli

    Allies begin withdrawal of troops from Gallipoli
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    German attack on Verdun in the longest battle of the war

    German attack on Verdun in the longest battle of the war, ultimately defended by the French at great cost to both sides
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    5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Battles of Isonzo between Italy and Austria-Hungary

    5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Battles of Isonzo between Italy and Austria-Hungary
  • British forces in Mesopotamia begin advance on Baghdad

    British forces in Mesopotamia begin advance on Baghdad
  • Italy declares war on Germany

    Italy declares war on Germany
  • Britain and France conclude Sykes-Picot agreement

    Britain and France conclude Sykes-Picot agreement
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    Battle of Jutland

    Battle of Jutland, the biggest naval battle in history, ultimately without a clear victor
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    Turkish forces, led by Enver Pasha, are defeated by the Russians in the Caucasus

    Turkish forces, led by Enver Pasha, are defeated by the Russians in the Caucasus
  • With British support, Hussein lead an Arab revolt against the Turks in the Hejaz

    With British support (led by T.E. Lawrence), Hussein, grand sherif of Mecca, lead an Arab revolt against the Turks in the Hejaz
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    Battle of the Somme

    Battle of the Somme
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    Romania enters the war with the Allies

    Romania enters the war with the Allies, but is quickly overrun by German forces
  • Tanks introduced for the first time on the Somme battlefield by the British

    Tanks introduced for the first time on the Somme battlefield by the British
  • US President Woodrow Wilson secures re-election

    US President Woodrow Wilson secures re-election
    US President Woodrow Wilson secures re-election
  • First German airplane air-raid on Britain

    First German airplane air-raid on Britain
  • US occupation of Santa Domingo proclaimed

    US occupation of Santa Domingo proclaimed
  • David Lloyd George replaces Asquith as British Prime Minister

    David Lloyd George replaces Asquith as British Prime Minister
    David Lloyd George replaces Asquith as British Prime Minister
  • Germany issues peace note suggesting compromise peace

    Germany issues peace note suggesting compromise peace
  • Germany announces unrestricted submarine warfare

    Germany announces unrestricted submarine warfare
  • US severs diplomatic ties with Germany

    US severs diplomatic ties with Germany
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    German forces begin withdrawal to strong positions on the Hindenburg Line

    German forces begin withdrawal to strong positions on the Hindenburg Line
  • British capture Baghdad

    British capture Baghdad
  • US declares war on Germany

    US declares war on Germany
  • Canadian success at the Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Canadian success at the Battle of Vimy Ridge
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    Nivelle Offensive ends in French failure

    Nivelle Offensive (Second Battle of Aisne, Third Battle of Champagne) ends in French failure
  • Lenin arrives in Russia

    Lenin arrives in Russia
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    10th, 11th and 12th Battles of Isonzo fought

    10th, 11th and 12th Battles of Isonzo fought, ending in Italian failure
  • British explode 19 large mines under the Messines Ridge

    British explode 19 large mines under the Messines Ridge
  • First US troops arrive in France

    First US troops arrive in France, 1st Division
  • Greece enters the war on the side of the Allies

    Greece enters the war on the side of the Allies
  • T.E. Lawrence and the Arabs capture Aquaba

    T.E. Lawrence and the Arabs capture Aquaba
    T.E. Lawrence and the Arabs capture Aquaba
  • Third Battles of Ypres begins

    Third Battles of Ypres (Passchendaele)
  • Major British offensive

    Major British offensive launched at Ypres
  • Austria-Germany breakthrough at Caporetto

    Austria-Germany breakthrough at Caporetto on Italian front
  • Bolshevik Revolution in Russia

    results in Communist government under Lenin taking office
  • British launch surprise tank attack

    at Cambrai
  • US declares war on Austria-Hungary

    US declares war on Austria-Hungary
  • Jerusalem falls to Britain

    Jerusalem falls to Britain
  • Russia opens separate peace negotiations with Germany

    Brest-Litovsk treaty
  • Soviet Russia concludes separate peace negotiations

    for the treaty of Brest-Litovsk
  • Germany launches Spring push

    eventually mounting five major offensives against Allied forces, starting with the Battle of Picardy against the British
  • Germany launches second Spring offensive

    the Battle of the Lys, in the British sector of Armentieres
  • Foch appointed Commander-in-Chief

    Commander-in-chief of Allied forces on Western Front`
  • German U-boats appear in US waters

    for first time
  • Third German Spring offensive and the Third Battle of the Aisne, begins

    in French sector along Chemin des Dames
  • Battle of Cantigny

    US forces victorious
  • Bouresches and southern part of Belleau Wood are captured

    By the US 3rd Division
  • Germans launch fourth Spring offensive, Battle of the Matz,

    in French sector between Noyan and Montdider
  • Italians prevail against Austro-Hungarian forces

    at Battle of Piave
  • Final phase of great German Spring push

    the Second Battle of Marne begins
  • Former Tsar Nicholas II, his wife, and children, are murdered

    They are murdered by the Bolsheviks
  • Allies counterattack against German forces

    they seized initiative
  • Haig directs start of successful Amiens offensive

    This forced all German troops back to the Hindenburg Line
  • US forces clear the St.-Mihiel salient

    during which the greatest air assault of the war is launched by the US
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    Haig's forces storm the Hindenburg Line

    they broke through at several points
  • Start of British offensive in Palestine

    the Battle of Megiddo
  • Battle of the Vardar pits Serb, Czech, Italian, French and British forces against Bulgarian forces

    Battle of the Vardar pits Serb, Czech, Italian, French and British forces against Bulgarian forces
  • Meuse-Argonne offensive opens

    the final Franco-American offensive of the war
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    Belgian troops attack at Ypres

    Belgian troops attack at Ypres
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    British advance to the Sambre and Schledt rivers

    Many German prisoners were taken.
  • Germany ceases unrestricted submarine warfare

    Germany enabled submarine warfare
  • Erich Ludendorff resigns

    He was a German army officer
  • German fleet mutinies at Kiel

    German fleet mutinies at Kiel
  • Trieste falls to the Allies

    Trieste falls to the Allies
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates

    Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II flees to Holland

    Kaiser Wilhelm II flees to Holland
  • German republic is founded

    German republic is founded
  • Armistice day

    fighting ceases at 11am
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    Communist revolt in Berlin

    Communist revolt in Berlin
  • Start of peace negotiations in Paris

    Peace negotiations started.
  • Peace conference accepts principle of a League of Nations

    The principles introduced by the league of nations were accepted at the peace conference.
  • German National Assembly meets in Weimar

    German National Assembly meets in Weimar
  • Draft covenant of League of Nations completed

    A draft was completed.
  • Peace conference disposes of German colonies

    Peace conference disposes of German colonies
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    Treaty of Versailles drafted and signed

    This is the peace settlement after War World One.
  • German High Seas Fleet scuttled at Scapa Flow

    German High Seas Fleet scuttled at Scapa Flow
  • Cenotaph is unveiled in London

    Cenotaph is unveiled in London