personal experiences in WWI and War events

  • Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated.

    Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated.
    Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated along with his wife from the attack. He was the heir to the throne in Australia. After the attack of Archduke, set off a chain of events that led to WWI.
  • Germany declares war on France

    Germany declares war on France
    Germany was officially at war with France and Russia, because of the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand. Germany wanted France to be neutral and Russia to stop claiming that Germany would invade Serbia, they did not agree and they protested.
  • Battle of Haelen

    Battle of Haelen
    Was small confrontation of the Battle of the Frontiers, first responders they called them the Calvary, as they fought the battle of WWI. The battle was also known as the Battle of Silver Helmets due to how many German helmets were left on the battlefield.
  • Joining the Army

    Joining the Army
    John J. Brennan had only been in WWI from 1917-1918
  • Zimmerman telegrams

    Zimmerman telegrams
    Had such an impact on American opinion that, according to David Kahn, writer of The codebreakers, "No other single cryptanalysis has had such enormous consequences." It is his opinion that "never before or since has so much turned upon the solution of a secret message". This secret code helped pass through military messages.
  • U.S. declares war on Germany

    U.S. declares war on Germany
    President Woodrow Wilson went before a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany. Reasons? Because Mexico tried to alliance against the United States, as his reasons for declaring war.
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    Battle of Passchendaele

    The third and longest battle to take place at the Belgian city of Ypres, Passchendaele was actually an Allied victory, but it was achieved at enormous cost for a piece of ground that would be vacated the following year.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ended. During the crucial years of death and killing they signed the treaty of Versailles in Paris, France.
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    Battle of France

    German invasion of the Low Countries and France. In just over six weeks, German armed forces overran Belgium and the Netherlands, Conquering them. This happened because France allied with Russia.
  • The German invasion of Belgium and France

    The German invasion of Belgium and France
    Germany invaded the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. Luxembourg was occupied that same day. The Netherlands surrendered on 15 May, and Belgium on the 28th. At first, Great Britain supported the Netherlands, Belgium, and France, but it withdrew later.