Build up to WW1

  • Assassination

    The assassination of the heir the the Austria-Hungry's throne, Franz Ferdinand, and his wife were assasination in Sarajevo the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Austrai declares war on Serbia

    The Austrian government blamed the Serbian government for the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and his wife and declared war on Serbia.
  • Germany declared war on France

    German troops stormed into Belgium as directed
  • outbreak of war

    Germany invades neutral Belgium, Brittan declares war on Germany and US declaires neutral.
  • War and invasions

    Japan is forced to declaire war on germany and Austria-Hungary invades Russian Poland
  • Batlle of Marne

    First Battle of Marne, halts German advance, resulting in stalemate and trench warfare
  • French government

    The French government brings in a nationwide State of War regulations which include total control over the economy and national security, strict censorship, and suspension of civil liberties.
  • Battle of Masurian Lakes

    First Battle of Masurian Lakes, which Russia loses
  • Third attempt

    Austria invades Serbia. This is the third attempt to conquer the Serbs in retaliation for the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. This attempt fails like the two before it
  • The French declare war

    France and Britain declare war on the Ottoman