World War 1

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    World War 1

  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    The Archduke of Austria-Hungary was assasinated in Serbian land, which caused the Austrians to demand justice from Serbia.
  • War Starts

    War Starts
    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia. Once this happened, a chain reaction of countrys declaring war on each other starts the first World War.
  • Germany and Russia enter.

    Germany declares war on Russia. Germany with Austria-Hungary and Russia with Serbia
  • France Enters

    France Enters
    Germany declared war on France and brought them into as well. They would be sided with Serbia and Russia.
  • Britain Enters

    Britain Enters
    Britain declares war on Germany so they become alliances with Russia and France
  • The Battle of the Frontiers.

    The Battle of the Frontiers.
    It was a battle fought between France and Germany on the coast of France and Belgium
  • Japan enters

    Japan enters
    Japan declares war on Germany. With this, they join the allied powers
  • Battle of Tannenberg

    Battle of Tannenberg
    Germany and Russia go to battle on the Eastern front. Germany would win the battle. It was Germany's biggest win there.
  • First Battle of Marne

    First Battle of Marne
    They stop the German advance and it then results in trench warfare.
  • Falaba Sunk!

    Falaba Sunk!
    The British liner, Falaba, was sunk by a Central power navy. It would only be the first to do so.
  • German Ports Stopped

    The British shut down all of the German sea ports. By doing this, they stopped all import and export trading.
  • Poison Gas Used

    Poison Gas Used
    Germany uses a new type of weapon, poison gas. The use of this started the Second Battle of Ypres
  • Lusitania Sunk!

    Lusitania Sunk!
    A German U-Boat sinks the Lusitania, wich had American lives lost. This started a German-US crisis.
  • Italy Enters

    Italy Enters
    Italy declars war on Ausrtia-Hungary, ignoring the treaties with the Central powers.
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    Germany attacks the French at Verdun. The French eventually come out on top, but both sides take very big loses.
  • Sussix Sunk!

    Sussix Sunk!
    The French passenger ship, the Sussex, was sunk by another German submarie.
  • Germany Reduces Power

    Germany Reduces Power
    Germany puts out a policy on their submarine warfare and its limitations.
  • Battle of Jutland

    Battle of Jutland
    The Battle of Jutland was the biggest naval battle in the history of the world. There was no outstanding victor.
  • The Battle of Somme

    The Battle of Somme
    The British in the Battle of Somme lost 60,000 men. It was the biggest los of men that Britain has ever taken.
  • Italy declares war on Germany

    Italy declares war on Germany
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    The Zimmermena telegram was found and delivered to the US. It was a proposal to Mexico from Germany to side with them and go against the US.
  • The US Enter

    The US Enter
    The US declare war on Germany after recieving the ZImmerman Telegram
  • Greece Enters

    Greece Enters
    Greece enters the war on the side of the Allies.
  • The Third Battle of Ypres

    The Third Battle of Ypres
    The Third Battle Ypres starts.
  • US and Austria-Hungary

    US and Austria-Hungary
    The US declars was on Austria-Hungary
  • The Battle of Piave

    The Battle of Piave
    The Italians prevail and beat the Autrio-Hungarian forces at the Battle of Piave.
  • The Second Battle of Marne

    The Second Battle of Marne
    Germany starts their final push with the second battle of Marne.
  • Armistice

    The Armisice is signed. All fighting ceased at 11 AM
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treatys that helped end the first world war.