World War 1

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  • Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated by a terrorist group called the Black Hand
  • Austia-Hungary declares war on Serbia

    Austia-Hungary declares war on Serbia
    After the Archdukes assassination, AH started demanding things from Serbia
  • Germany invades Belgium

    Germany invades Belgium
  • France invades Lorraine

    France invades Lorraine
    part of current Denmark
  • Battle of Mons

    Battle of Mons
    First bash between Britain and Germany
  • Battle of Tannenberg

    Battle of Tannenberg
    Faught in Poland
  • First Battle of Marne

    First Battle of Marne
    This was the first battle fought in WWI
  • First Battle of Ypres

    First Battle of Ypres
    Also called the first battle of Flanders, German and western allies attempted to secure the town from further battles.
  • London Zeppelin raid

    London Zeppelin raid
    German rigid airship that they used to invade
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    British ship that the Germans sank, major turning point of the great war.
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    Between German and French armies and ended in a French victory
  • Battle of Jutland

    Battle of Jutland
    Largest naval battle of WWI
  • Battle of Somme

    Battle of Somme
    After the battle, British and French forces penetrated a total of 6 miles into German territory
  • US declares war

    US declares war
  • Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Battle of Vimy Ridge
    Between French and German forces
  • US soldiers arrive in France

    US soldiers arrive in France
  • German Spring offensive of 1918

    German Spring offensive of 1918
  • USSR withdraws from war

    USSR withdraws from war
    They had a shortage for supplies and food
  • Hindenburg Line falls

    Hindenburg Line falls
  • End of WWI

    End of WWI
    German republic declares peace feelers to the allies
  • Paris Peace conference begins

    Woodrow Wilson lead it