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Poets, WW1 and WW2

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  • Born of Ruth Comfort Mitchell

    Born of Ruth Comfort Mitchell
    This was the birth of Ruth Comfort Mitchell
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    Ruth Comfort Mitchell

    This is the timespan for the American author and playwright Ruth Comfort Mitchell. Ruth Comfort Mitchell wrote "He Went for a Soldier"
  • Born of Rupert Brooke

    Born of Rupert Brooke
    This was the birth of Rupert Brooke
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    Rupert Brooke

    This timespan was the period where the English poet Rupert Brooke lived. He was known for his writing during WWI, and his most famous poem was "The Soldier"
  • Born of Wilfred Owen

    Born of Wilfred Owen
    This was the birth of the famous poet Wilfred Owen
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    Wilfred Owen

    This is the timespan for the English poet and soldier Wilfred Owen. He was one of the leading poem during WWI and he wrote "Dulce et Decorum Est"
  • World War I begin

    World War I begin
    It starts with that a 19-year-old student kills the successor to the throne in the Kingdom of Serbia and his wife
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    World War I

    This timespan is for World War I
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    War posters

    This is the timespan for war posters during World War I and II. War posters where propaganda and they where often used to get people to join the army and they where often personified like Uncle Sam
  • Battle of Tannenberg

    Battle of Tannenberg
    An important victory for Germans at the Eastern Front
  • War poster

    War poster
    This is the "Lord Kitchener Wants You!" poster
  • The Soldier (poem)

    The Soldier (poem)
    “The Soldier” is a poem, which is about WWI, and it is very positive about WWI and it sees all the good things about WWI
  • Life in the trenches

    Life in the trenches
    It was a dangerous job to be in the trenches, because 56 % of the soldiers who went to trenches died or got wounded
  • Life in the trenches

    Life in the trenches
    Most of the action in the trenches was during the night
  • Death of Rupert Brooke

    Death of Rupert Brooke
    This is the death of Rupert Brooke. He died because of Sepsis (blood poisoning)
  • Life in the trenches

    Life in the trenches
    There was constant danger in the trenches during the day because of snipers, gas grenades and artillery
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    It was one of the major battles during WWI, it took more than 10 months and almost 300.000 men died during this battle
  • Battle of Jutland

    Battle of Jutland
    This was the most important naval battle during WWI and it was also the greatest naval battle in world history at that time.
  • He Went for a Soldier (poem)

    He went for a soldier is a anti war poem which is about WWI
  • Life in the the trenches

    Life in the the trenches
    If you got sick, it was hard to get medicine and antibiotics. The most common diseases were typhus and cholera.
  • War poster

    War poster
    An American war poster, it says that you can support the soldiers in the war with buying bonds.
  • War Poster "Chose your own branch"

    War Poster "Chose your own branch"
    This war poster said, if you’re volunteer, then you could choose your own branch. On the poster we see the famous Uncle Sam. He is the personification of being an American.
  • Dulce et Decorum est

    Dulce et Decorum est
    This is the famous poem Dulce et Decorum est, which was a realistic war poem. It was not positive and the title is ironic.
  • Battle of Belleau Wood

    Battle of Belleau Wood
    First major baptism of fire for the American soldiers
  • Meuse-Argonne Offensive

    Meuse-Argonne Offensive
    Last major offensive by the Allied during WWI
  • Death of Wilfred Owen

    Death of Wilfred Owen
    This is the death of the famous poet Wilfred Owen
  • Born of Richard Hillary

    Born of Richard Hillary
    Richard Hillary was born in Sydney in 1919
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    Richard Hillary

    Richard Hillary was one of the first pilots to be shot down in the Battle of Britain. He also wrote the book "The Last Enemy"
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    This was the treaty, which ended WWI
  • Richard Hillary move to England

    Richard Hillary move to England
    Richard Hillary moves to England after World War I with his father
  • German invades Poland

    German invades Poland
    German took control over Poland. It took a little bit more than a month, before Poland surrendered. This was also the start of WWII
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    World War II

    This is the timespan for World War II
  • German invades Denmark and Norway

    German invades Denmark and Norway
    German took control over Denmark and Norway
  • German troops go into Paris

    German troops go into Paris
    Paris is under attack of the German troops
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Battle of Britain took place between 10 of July 1940 to 31 of October 1940. It was German who tried to take control over Britain. Richard Hillary was shot down in this battle.
  • WWII poster

    WWII poster
    This is a British WWII poster, which is a tribute to the British pilots during Battle of Britain
  • Germans attack Moscow

    Germans attack Moscow
    One of Germans first major lost
  • Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour

    Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour
    Following the attack Japan and German declared war against USA.
  • Richard Hillary wrote "The Last Enemy"

    Richard Hillary wrote "The Last Enemy"
    "The Last Enemy" is a book, Richard Hillary wrote "The Last Enemy" when he was hospitalized after he was shot down in the Battle of Britain. "The Last Enemy" is about Richard Hillary career as a fighter pilot and it is also about, how he felt when he got his first kill.
  • War poster WWII

    War poster WWII
    This is an American anti German there said if you are an American, then you have freedom, but if you are a Nazi you do not have the freedom to read books
  • Richard Hillary was killed

    Richard Hillary was killed
    Richard Hillary was killed in a night training flight accident near Greenlaw, Scotland
  • German surrender at Stalingrad

    German surrender at Stalingrad
    This was one of the major turning points in WWII. After this German was really struggling. The battle of Stalingrad was one of most bloodiest battle in the world history.
  • Surrender of Axis forces in North Africa

    Surrender of Axis forces in North Africa
    Following the Tunisia Campaign the Axis forces had to surrender in North Africa.
  • War poster

    War poster
    This is an USSR war poster, which says that the Russian Snipers are perfect, and they will always hit their targets..
  • Allies liberate Paris

    Allies liberate Paris
    This was an important victory for the allied powers
  • US landings on Iwo Jima

    US landings on Iwo Jima
    This was one of the major battles in WW2.
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    Battle of Ivo Jima

    This is the timespan for the battle of Ivo Jima
  • US raising the flag at Ivo Jima

    US raising the flag at Ivo Jima
    The famous photo was taken this day where the flag was raised at top of Ivo Jima
  • US win battle of Ivo Jima

    US win battle of Ivo Jima
    US win the important battle of Ivo Jima
  • US President Roosevelt dies - Truman becomes President.

    US President Roosevelt dies - Truman becomes President.
    US get a new president
  • Soviets enter Berlin

    Soviets enter Berlin
    Battle of Berlin was the last major battle at the Eastern Front
  • Hitler commits suicide

    Hitler commits suicide
    This was death of Adolf Hitler
  • German forces in Holland, Denmark and N W Germany surrender

    German forces in Holland, Denmark and N W Germany surrender
    Denmark is free again!
  • German unconditional surrender

    German unconditional surrender
    And then the war was over in Europe.
  • Victory in Europe Day

    Victory in Europe Day
    VE day is declared, which is victory in Europe
  • Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

    Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
    After the attack Japan surrender at 14 of August. This was the end of the war in Asia.
  • Death of Ruth Comfort Mitchell

    This is the death of Ruth Comfort Mitchell