World War 1

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    World War 1

  • Founding of the Triple Alliance

    Founding of the Triple Alliance
    was the military alliance between Germany, Austria–Hungary, and Italy that lasted from 1882until the start of World War I in 1914. Each member promised mutual support in the event of an attack by any two other great powers, or for Germany and Italy, an attack by France alone.
  • Founding of the triple entente

    Founding of the triple entente
    the alliance among Great Britain, France and Russia after the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entente in 1907. The alliance of the three powers, supplemented by various agreements with Portugal, Japan, the United States, Brazil and Spain, constituted a powerful counterweight to the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy. Italy had concluded an additional secret agreement with France, effectively nullifying their alliance with Germany.
  • assasination of the archduke ferdinand

    assasination of the archduke ferdinand
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir apparent to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot dead in Sarajevo, by Gavrilo Princip, one of a group of six Bosnian Serb assassins coordinated by Danilo Ilić. The political objective of the assassination was to break off Austria-Hungary's south-Slav provinces so they could be combined into a Greater Serbia or a Yugoslavia. The assassins' motives were consistent with the movement
  • First battle of the marne

    First battle of the marne
    was a First World War battle fought between 5 and 12 September 1914. It resulted in an Allied victory against the German Army under Chief of Staff Helmuth von Moltke the Younger
  • sinking of the lusitania

    sinking of the lusitania
    enraged Americans and hastened the United States' entrance into World War I.
  • Battle of verdun

    Battle of verdun
    was one of the major battles during the First World War on the Western Front. It was fought between the German and French armies, from February-December 1916, on hilly terrain north of the city of Verdun-sur-Meuse in north-eastern France.
  • Usa declares war on germany

    Usa declares war on germany
    is a formal declaration issued by a national government indicating that a state of war exists between that nation and another.
  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
    was a peace treaty signed on March 3, 1918, at Brest-Litovsk now Brest, Belarus between Russia the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic and the Central Powers,
  • 2nd battle of the marne

    2nd battle of the marne
    or Battle of Reims 15 July-6 August 1918 was the last major German Spring Offensive on the Western Front during the First World War.
  • Armistice ends world war 1

    Armistice ends world war 1
    It was signed in a railway carriage in Compiègne Forest on 11 November 1918, and marked a victory for the Allies and a complete defeat for Germany