the outbreak of WW1, by jesspayne

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In History
  • The Austrian crown ...

    The Austrian crown prince and his wife assassined in Serbia
  • Austria declared war on Serbia ...

    Austria declared war on Serbia, Russia was at war with Austria, Germany declared war on Russia and Russia's ally, France.
  • Germany invaded Belgium to attack France ...

    Germany invaded Belgium to attack France. Britain declared war on Germany. Australian Prime Minister announced 20,000 men would be sent overseas within six weeks.
  • 5000 troops ...

    5000 troops marched though Melbourne.
  • Transports carrying the men ...

    Transports carrying the men, horses and equipment sailed from Sydney and Melbourne to King George's Sound in Western Australia. They were joined by ships carrying the 8000 New Zealand forces.
  • A fleet of 38 ...

    A fleet of 38 ships left for the battlefront in Europe.
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