The Great War Timeline

  • The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie visited Sarajevo that is were they got shot at point blank by Gavrilo Princip.
  • Austria and Serbia

    Austria rejected Serbia's offer and they ended up declaring a war and that same day Russia went to atack by taking troops to the Austrian border. The British foreign minister, the Italian government, and even Kaiser Wilhelm told them to stop.
  • Battle lines were established

    On one of the sides there was Germany and at the other side was Austria-Hungary and they were known as the Central powers and the only reason they called them that is because they are at the center of of Europe
  • The war begins

    The allies attacked the Germans northeast of Paris and they made all their soldiers go into battle and when they needed reinforcements they had 600 taxicabs bring soldiers and after four days of fighting the Germans finally retreated.