The great war

Before During and After The Great War

  • Russian Empire and Serbia alliance

    Russian Empire and Serbia alliance
    The Russian Empire and Serbia signed a peace keeping in 1838 refered as Bilateral Foreign Relationship. This peace keeping ment if one of the two empires were in war the other empire would help in need.
  • Great Britian and Belgium alliance

    Great Britian and Belgium alliance
    The Treaty Of London also called the first treaty of London. The treaty was signed on the 19th of Apirl 1839 between Great Britian, The United Kindom of the Netherlands and The Kindom of Belgium
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  • Germany and Austria - Hungary alliance

    Germany and Austria - Hungary alliance
    The Dual Alliance was a defensive alliance between Germany and Austria-Hungary Empire which was created on the 7th of october in 1879 as part of Bismarck's system of alliances to prevent/limit war. In it, Germany and Austria- Hungary pledged to aid one another in case of an attack by Russia.
  • The American Red Cross

    The American Red Cross
    The American Red Cross also known as the American National Red Cross is a humanitarium organisation that provides emergencey assistance, disaster relief and education inside the United States. The organisation was founded on may 21st of 1881
  • Germany, Austria- Hungary Empire and Italy (The Triple Alliance)

    Germany, Austria- Hungary Empire and Italy (The Triple Alliance)
    The Triple Alliance was a military alliance among Germany, Austria - Hungary Empire and Italy signed on the 20th of may 1882. Each member promised mutual support in the event of an attack by any other great power.
  • Franco and Russian Empire alliance

    Franco and Russian Empire alliance
    Franco- Russian allinace also known as the Dual Alliance was a military alliance between The French Repulic and The Russian Empire that ran from 1894 to 1917.
  • Australian Federation

    Australian Federation
    Federation of Australia, Australia became an independent nation on the 1st of january 1901 when the British parliament passed legisation of allowing the siz Australian colonies to govern in their own right as part of the commonwealth.
  • First Powered Flight

    First Powered Flight
    The first time in history that a machine is made that powers itself ofr flying. The Wright Brothers successfully started a major revolution in flying technology that was to affect the way we move.
  • Great Britian and France alliance

    Great Britian and France alliance
    on this day 1904, with war in Europe a decade away Britian and France signed an agreement, later known as the Entente Cordiale on April 8th of 1904. Resolving long standing colonial disputes in North Africa and establishing a diplomatic understanding between the two countries.
  • Great Britian and The Russian Empire alliance

    Great Britian and The Russian Empire alliance
    The Anglo - Russian Entent (alliance) was signed on August 31st, 1907. This alliance seemly ended a long struggle for power.
  • Great Britian, France and Russian empire alliance (The Triple Entente)

    Great Britian, France and Russian empire alliance (The Triple Entente)
    With all 3 countries having an alliance with one and another (Great Britian, France and Russian Empire). this was known as the Trople Entente and was formed in 1907.
  • Austra - Hungary and Serbia Advertising scam

    Austra - Hungary and Serbia Advertising scam
    This is an Advertising scam on what Austra - Hungary thinks on Serbia with the terrist group (The Black Hand) assassinating the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
  • Australian Prime Minister promising men to Great Britian Empire

    Australian Prime Minister promising men to Great Britian Empire
    In 1914, Australia's Prime Minister, Andrew Fisher, immediately promised Australian support for Britain 'to the last man and the last shilling'. Andrew Fisher promised Great Britian 50,000 men to help them out in the beginning of the war.
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdin

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdin
    On the 28th of june 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdin of Austria and his wife Sophie Durchess of Hohenberg were shot dead in Sarajevo by a group of terisses named The Black Hand.
  • Austrian - Hungarian Empire declares war on serbia

    Austrian - Hungarian Empire declares war on serbia
    Due to the assassination, the Austrian - Hungarian Empire declared what was expected to be a short war on Serbia.
  • Germany invades Belgium

    Germany invades Belgium
    to execute the SCHLIEFFEN PLAN also known as the Shit Plan, Germany had to go through Belgium in order to invade France.Britain declares war on Germany. Australia is drawn into the conflict because it is part of the British Empire.
  • ANZAC training in Egypt

    ANZAC training in Egypt
    Most of the men accepted into the army in August 1914 were sent first to Egypt, not Europe, to meet the threat Turkey posed to British interests in the Middle East and the Suez Canal. After four and a half months of training near Cairo, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) departed by ship for the Gallipoli peninsula.
  • Battle of Tannenberg

    Battle of Tannenberg
    Germany defeated the Russian army on its way to invade Germany
  • Battle of Marne

    Battle of Marne
    The allies stopped German invasion on Paris.
  • The Russian Empire moves their armies

    The Russian Empire moves their armies
    The Russian Empire moves its armies, to intervene against Austria - Hungary in favour of its allie Serbia. This contributed to the lead up of the war between The Triple Entente and The Triple Alliance.
  • Australian HMAS Sydney sinks German SMS Emden

    Australian HMAS Sydney sinks German SMS Emden
    The Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney, sinks the German raider SMS Emden, near the Cocos Islands.
  • Germany declares war zone

    Germany declares war zone
    Germany declares a "war zone" around Great Britian, essentially effecting a submarine blockade (of Uboats). Even neutral merchant vessels were to be potential targets.
  • Analyzing a picture from WW1 during the Gallipoli campaign

    Analyzing a picture from WW1 during the Gallipoli campaign
    Troops of an Australian Battalion on the deck of a battleship just before the landing. The ship was part of the fleet which transported Australian troops to the Gallipoli landing at Anzac Cove. 24 April 1915.
  • Gallipoli Campaign

    Gallipoli Campaign
    The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardeinelles Campaign. The battle of Gallipoli took place on ANZAC Cove agaist ANZAC troops (Australians and New Zealands) and the Turkish troops
  • ANZAC's name

    ANZAC's name
    Anzacs (ANZAC = Australian and New Zealand Army Corps). The name became famous with the landing of the Corps on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey on 25 April 1915. It was the first military engagement in which significant numbers of Australians fought and died as Australian nationals.
  • advertisement on getting civilians to join up

    advertisement on getting civilians to join up
    They had advertised all around Australia that the germanys will come over and take Australia as their own land, this would have beem sucessful because a lot of people would have been patriotic. This would have influenced a lot of men to fight for their country.
  • The battle of Verdun begins

    The battle of Verdun begins
    The battle of Verdun begins, the battle of verdun was the longest battle of World War 1 and was one of the bloodiest.
  • Australia trying to find a way to get Soldiers

    Australia trying to find a way to get Soldiers
    Although there was great popular support for Australia's involvement in the war, it was not universal. Australian troops fighting overseas enlisted voluntarily and at first there was great enthusiasm for enlistment. However, the huge toll of deaths and the length of the war meant that by 1916 the number of volunteers was not sufficient to meet the requirements of the British military command. So the Australian goverment had to find a way to get soldiers.
  • The battle of Somme begins

    The battle of Somme begins
    Technology in this battle was advanced compared to others at this time. The first ever tank was introduced in the battle of Somme.
  • Australians fighting on the Western Front

    Australians fighting on the Western Front
    Australian soldiers fight on the Western Front for the first time at the Battle of Fromelles
  • Russian Empire withdraws from war

    Russian Empire withdraws from war
    Russian revolutionaries set up a communist goverment attemping to make peace with the central powers
  • United States has declared war

    United States has declared war
    The United States enters into the first world war, declaring war on the central power.
  • Australian Lighthorse charges

    Australian Lighthorse charges
    The Australian Lighthorse carries out the famous cavalry charge at the Battle of Beersheba near Gaza.
  • The Battle of Amiens

    The Battle of Amiens
    The Battle of Amiens begins a series of encounters that result in a German collapse on the Western Front. Australians are prominent in the fighting.
  • The war ended

    The war ended
    Germany signs the armiostice at Compiegne, France. Fighting ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11 month.
  • Australia casualties from The Great War

    Australia casualties from The Great War
    For Australia, as for many nations, the First World War remains the most costly conflict in terms of deaths and casualties. From a population of fewer than five million, 416,809 men enlisted, of which over 60,000 were killed and 156,000 wounded, gassed, or taken prisoner.
  • Returned and Service league of Austrlia (RSL)

    Returned and Service league of Austrlia (RSL)
    The returned and service league of Australia also known as RSL is an supporting organisation for men and women who haved served in a war. The organisation was founded in 1918 after The Great War.
  • Analyzing painting of WW1

    Analyzing painting of WW1
    This painting was painted in 1917. The painting is trying to show the relationship with a man and his horse. The men whom ride on the horses were appart of the mounted infantry. The mounted infantry were known to be posh and snobby compared to the averge infantry because they were classed higher up than the averge infantry. They groomed their horses and had a strong relationship with their horse. Most men would stay with their horse if their horse was wounded or about to die.
  • Tutan Khamum tomb discovery

    Tutan Khamum tomb discovery
    Tutan Khamum tomb was an Egyptian Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, whose tomb was foundedby Howard Carter in 1922
  • First winter Olympics

    First winter Olympics
    The first winter Olympics, offcially known as 1 Olympic winter games were a winter multi - sport event which was held in 1924 in Chamonix France
  • Amelia Earheart flying solo across the Atlantic ocean

    Amelia Earheart flying solo across the Atlantic ocean
    Amelia Earheart was an American aviator pioneer, Amelia Earheart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The great depression began in August 1929 when the United States economy first crashed marked the begining of a decade with high unemployment, poverty, low profits and lost opportunities for economic growth.