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  • The beggining for WW1

    The beggining for WW1
    In 1914, the assassination of archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife occurred in Bosnia. It was then when Austria blamed Serbia for the incident with their future leader and declared war on them. then the Germans took this chance to declare war on Russia which they did and then they declared war on France and then other countries declared war on other countries which create the first world war
  • Battles of Tannenberg and Masurian lakes

    Battles of Tannenberg and Masurian lakes
    At the Battle of Tannenberg itself the German army lost only 10,000 men but inflicted 170,000 casualties on the Russians. The Battle of Masurian Lakes occurred as the Germans pursued the retreating Russian force inflicting another 125,000 casualties while once again only losing 10,000 of their own men. in total thats 347,000 casualties.
  • Battle of marne

    Battle of marne
    At the start of the First World War, Germany hoped to avoid fighting on two fronts by knocking out France before turning to Russia, France’s ally. The initial German offensive had some early success, but there were not enough reinforcements immediately available to sustain momentum. The French and British launched a counter-offensive at the Marne,
  • serbia's defeat

    serbia's defeat
    he Serbian army, which had resisted the Austro-Hungarians in the early days of the conflict, was forced to retreat due to an offensive launched by the Central Powers and Bulgaria in the autumn of 1915. This meant defeat for Serbia
  • Battle of galipoli

    Lasting 8 months (15-16)The Battle of Gallipoli saw 58,000 Allied soldiers’ casualties. These included 29,000 British and Irish soldiers, and 11,000 Australians and New Zealanders. There also were about Ottoman Turkish troops that died and about 300,000 wounded troops from either side. The battle of Gallipoli was immortalized in the 1981 Gallipoli film starring Mel Gibson. The Ottoman victory propelled lieutenant colonel of the 19th Turkish division Mustafa Kemal Ataturk to prominence.
  • brusilov offense

    brusilov offense
    the Battle of Galicia the Brusilov Offensive was a Russian victory that came at a staggeringly high price this time over 1 million men became casualties on the Russian side alone. This offense was also the most lethal offense ever. Russia alone lost almost 1,500,000 men during this offense. Other countries like germany for example, suffered 100,000+ casualties.
  • Battle of the some

    The Battle of the Somme (1 July - 18 November 1916) was a joint operation between British and French forces intended to achieve a decisive victory over the Germans on the Western Front. For many in Britain, the resulting battle remains the most painful and infamous episode of the First World War. In December 1915, Allied commanders had met to discuss strategies for the upcoming year and agreed to launch a joint French and British attack in the region of the River Somme in the summer of 1916.
  • Battle Of Passchendaele

    On the 16th of August, British attacks resumed with no results. There was a stalemate for a month but when weather improved attacks resumed on 20th September. On November 6 the little of what remained of Passchendaele village was captured by the British and Canadian forces. That gave Haig an excuse to halt the offensive and claim victory. \The three month battle of Passchendaele had 325,000 British and allied casualties and 260,000 German casualties.
  • The Balkan Front September-November 1918

    The Army of the Orient, which had been based at Salonika since 1915, now reconquered the Central Balkans as far as the Danube and the Austrian-Hungarian border.
  • the ending of WW1

    the ending of WW1
    The ending of WW1 left many countries with many casualties. men, resources, land, etc. a truce was signed by other countries to stop the war. In the end, The allies won the war.
  • German spring offensives

    German spring offensives
    this represented a calculated gamble for Germany in trying to tip the balance on the Western Front once and for all. an Operation began on the damp and misty morning of 21 March 1918. British and Allied troops were met with a huge concentration of German artillery, gas, smoke and infantry. Germany had concentrated all of its resources on the Western Front after the defeat of Russia. Germany had not fully organized their defenses in depth and were beginning to suffer manpower shortages.
  • Spring Offensive (Kaiserschalcht/Ludendorff Offensive)

    The Spring Offensive was technically as success for the Germans and they succeeded in taking allied ground. In the process, however, they took 688,341 casualties and their depleted forces were unable to hold onto the areas taken in the offensive. trenches were even taken by this offense