Franz Ferdinand took the throne. Also he visited the capital of Bosnian.
World War 1
World War 1 was also called the Great War.
World War 1 Ends
The World War ended with 22,000,000 people dead and the French won.
Astria-Hungary had an invasion with Serbia.
Germany Invades Belgium
Germany invades Belgium. This conflict follows a strategy which is known as the Schlieffen Plan. This plan eventually called for an action against Russia.
Austria-Hungary Delcares War on Serbia
Having to follow the treaty Germany had to support Austria-Hungary. This began on August 3rd. After Germany invaded Britain had declare war on Germany. The Great War begun.
Battle of Tannenburg
The result of the battle ended in massive destruction of Russia. While this conflict led to destruction of the 2nd army, battles that followed this clearly destructed the first army.
The Battle of the Marne
Allies could not save Belgium so they went back to the Marne River which was located in France.
Sinking of the Lusitania
This was a British ocean liner. The ship was named after Roman Province of Lusitantia, which this is apart of Portugal.
Battle of Verdun
One of the major battles during WW1. The people who fought in this battle were the French and Germans. It lasted until December 18th. It resulted in 714,321 casualties for the French and 377,321 for the Germans.
Battle of Jutland
Was a naval fought by the British. It was against the Germans. It was fought in the North Sea. In Jutland, Denmark.
The Battle of Somme
This battle lasted until middle November. On the first day only British suffered about 60,000 casualties on the first day. The total amount of casualties added up to be 1.2 million. Also known as the trench warfare.
U.S Declares War
Wilson tried mediating between the warring alliances after the election, this attempt failed. Before a speech in the Senate the president calls for "A peace without victory...a peace between equals". With this he was hoping niether side would impact harsh terms on the other side.
USSR Withdraws From War
The USSR withdraws from war because they had small portion of supplies and food.
The Ottoman Empire joined the war in 1917.
German Spring Offensive of 1918
A series of German attacks along the Western Front.