world war 1

  • The assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    The assassination of Franz Ferdinand
    Him and his wife got killed by members of The Black Hand while he was visitiing Bosnia.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
    The austria hungarians invaded serbia, because 6 serbian men planned to kill the archduke Franz Ferdinand, and one man named Gavrillo Princip suceeded after the archduke's driver took a wrong turn to hospital. Gavrillo also killed the archduke's wife Sophia
  • Germany invades Belgium

    Germany invades Belgium
    Germans plan for France called for an attack through Belgium, instead of going through the Franco-German border that was heavyly garded. Belgium was neutral and because that, it was protected by treaty with Great Britain. The Germans attacked on August 3rd. The next day, Great Britain declared war on Germany.
  • Battle of Tannenburg

    Battle of Tannenburg
    It was a decisive engagment between the Russian Empire and the German Empire in the first days of world war 1.
  • First Battle of the Marne

    First Battle of the Marne
    The Allies attacked the Germans. The Germans then attacked the French, but failed. German forces were small, they had to leave.
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    128 American citizens were on the Lusitania, (along with other people), and it was sunk by a German submarine. The sinking of the Lusitania did not help the relationship between the United States and Germany, but did not make US jump into war.
  • Battle of the Jutland

    Battle of the Jutland
    Was the largest navel Battle of World War 1 and the only full scale clash of battleships in that war.
  • USSR withdraws from war

    USSR withdraws from war
    spain withdrew from war because they did not want to get deeper into the war and have more damage done to their economy and their people than has already been done. they needed to recover
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    As the whole, the Battle of Verdun resulted in more than a quarter of a million battlefield deaths and at least a half a million wounded.
  • Battle of the Somme

    Battle of the Somme
    Took place during the first world war between july 1st in November 18th 1916 in the Somme department of France on both banks of the river of the same name.
  • Battle of the Somme (end)

    Battle of the Somme (end)
    Battle of Somme finally ended.
  • Battle of Verdun (end)

    Battle of Verdun (end)
    the Battle of Verdun finally ended.
  • US declares War

    US declares War
    After a 1918 German offensive along the western front, United States forces entered the trenches and the allies drove back the German armies in a series of succesfull offensives.
  • World War 1 Ends

    World War 1 Ends
    The world war 1 endss.