world war 1

  • archduke franz fredinand

    archduke franz fredinand
    franz fredinand is asasinated by Gavrilo Princip a member of the black hand
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  • Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia

    on 28 July 1914 austria-hungrey declares war on serbia sarting world war 1
  • germany invades belgium

    germany crosses through belgium to get to france
  • battle of tannenberg

    battle of tannenberg
    It was fought by the Russian First and Second Armies and the German Eighth Army between 23 August and 30 August 1914.
  • first battle of marne

    first battle of marne
    french and british troops fought german troops off at the marne river protecting France
  • sinking of the lusitania

    sinking of the lusitania
    german u boat U-20 sinks the troop ship luistania
  • italy joins in

    italy joins the allies
  • battle of verdun

    battle of verdun
    It was fought between the German and French armies, from 21 February to 18 December 1916, in the city of Verdun-sur-Meuse
  • battle of jutland

    battle of jutland
    the royal navy had 16 battleships to germanys 5
    The German fleet's intention was to lure out, trap and destroy a portion of the Grand Fleet
  • battle of somme

    battle of somme
    in late autumn 1916 more than 1.5 million casualties had been suffered by the forces involved
  • battle of verdun ends

    battle of verdun ends
    after ten brutal months of the Battle of Verdun, the Germans attempted to negotiate a peace with the Allies, effectively declaring themselves the victors.
  • british naval blockade suffers loses

    british naval blockade suffers loses
    in February 1917, the German General Staff convinced Chancellor Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg to declare unrestricted submarine warfare
  • U.S declares war

    U.S declares war
    the united states declares war on the triple aliance joining the allies in ww1 picture of a m1907 browning
  • USSR withdraws from the war

    USSR withdraws from the war
    USSR withdraws out of war due to new government and poor technolegy
  • spring offence of 1918

    spring offence of 1918
    a series of attackes on the western front by the germans. The front moved to within 120 kilometers (75 mi) of Paris. Three heavy Krupp railway guns fired 183 shells on the capital, causing many Parisians to flee.
  • bulgaria armasist

    bulgaria armasist
    The collapse of the Central Powers came swiftly. Bulgaria was the first to sign an armistice on 29 September 1918 at Saloniki.
  • world war 1 ends

    world war 1 ends
    Having suffered over 6 million casualties, Germany moved toward peace. Prince Maximilian of Baden took charge of a new government as Chancellor of Germany to negotiate with the Allies
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 June 1919, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.