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world war 1

  • Assassination of Arch Duke and his wife.

    Assassination of Arch Duke and his wife.
    Francis Ferdinand was assassinated at Sarajevo. 7 terrorists were sent to assassinate the Arch duke. The assassination group was known as black hand. Gavrilo Princip is the man who has assasinated the arch duke.
  • Kaiser William II promised German support for Austria against Serbia

    Kaiser William II promised German support for Austria against Serbia
  • Austria declared war on Serbia

    Austria declared war on Serbia
    The austrian government blamed serbia for the assassination of the arch duke and immediatly declared war. This was the first war declared in ww1.
  • Austria bombs Serbia

    Austria bombs Serbia
  • Germany declared war on Russia

    Germany declared war on Russia
    Germany declared war on Russia because once the Russians came to the defense of the Serbs, the Germans had no choice but to go to war to defend their Austrian allies.
  • Germany declared war on France and invaded Belgium. Germany implemented Schlieffen plan

    Germany declared war on France and invaded Belgium. Germany implemented Schlieffen plan
    Alliances formed to begin this war the schieffen plan was introduced.
  • Britain declared war on Germany

    Britain declared war on Germany
    Attack through Belgium
  • Japan declared war on Germany

    Japan declared war on Germany
    The declared war because an alliance through Great Britain
  • America became neutral

    America became neutral
    The United States did not want their growing country to loose it's economy. Did not want to risk the country's hard working men for the war.
  • Russian army defeated at Tannenberg and Masurian lakes

  • Battle of Marne

    Battle of Marne
    Battle of Marne was between Germany and the French aswell as the British forces. It marked the end of the German sweep into France and the beginning of the trench warfare which was to characterize the Great War.
  • first battle of Ypres

    first battle of Ypres
    The first battle of Ypres was the first major battle of World War 1. It occurred in Ypres, Belgium in 1914. It really showed what World War I was going to be like, old tactics verses new technology. Germans tried to gain control by flooding the British with gas, the British would have lost the battle of Ypres, if it wasn't for Canada. Canadian troops used urine soaked cloths as gas masks to protect themselves.
  • Turkey entered the war

    Turkey entered the war
    The Turks were associated with the German Empire and the Austria-Hungarian Empire, by mutual defense pacts thats why they entered the war.
  • Russia declared war on Turkey

    Russia declared war on Turkey
    Russia declared war on Turkey because Turkey helped Germany attack Russia
  • Britain/France declared war on Turkey

    Britain/France declared war on Turkey
    They declared war on Turkey because Turkey had given help to Germany to attack Russia. Britan and France were allied with Russia so their alliance made them attack.
  • Suez Canal

    Suez Canal
    Suez Canalo is located in Egypt is a 101 mile long canal that connects with the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez a northern branch of the red sea.
  • Second battle of Ypres

    Second battle of Ypres
    The Allies planned a major counter-offensive. Their attack was stopped in its way by the German use of chlorine gas. Although the Allies knew of German plans, they were unprepared, and there troops were forced to withdraw in panic.
  • Landind of Gallipoli

    Landind of Gallipoli
    At 2.30 am on 25 April 1915, as the men of the Anzac Corps approached the west coast of Gallipoli in the ships of the invasion fleet.
  • Sinking of Lustitania

    Sinking of Lustitania
    The Voyage of the Lusitania left from Liverpool to New York in September 1907. On May 7 1915 the ship neared the coast of Ireland. At 2:10 pm a torpedo fired by the German submarine u20. Within 18 minutes the giant ship slipped beneath the sea, 1119 of the 1929 aboard died.
  • Battle of Lone Pine

    Battle of Lone Pine
    During the battle of Lone Pine the Australians lost 80 officers and 2197 men in the four days the battle lasted.The attack started at 5.30pm on 6 August with the Australians taking Lone Pine by 6pm, but the battle continued until 10 August as the Turks counter attacked. The Turks lost almost 7000 men of the 16th Division.
  • Conducts to support the Suvla Land (Sari Bair)

    Conducts to support the Suvla Land (Sari Bair)
  • Tsar Nicholas II takes personal control over Russia's army

    Tsar Nicholas II takes personal control over Russia's army
    This was a way to take over the peninsula. Russian armies were weak and they needed a new controler.
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    This battle was know as the longest battle.The casualties from Verdun and the impact the battle had on the French Army was a main reason the British began the Battle of the Somme in July 1916 in an effort to take German pressure off of the French at Verdun.
  • Battle of Somme

    Battle of Somme
    It was the single worst day in deaths and casualties in British military history. Somme battle lasted 141 days. The Battle of the Somme was the battle that symbolized the horrors of warfare in World War One; this one battle had a marked effect on overall casualty figures. It is almost the mid-point of the war, there was enormous loss of life for little territorial gain, and there were several important consequences on the war and home fronts. 67,000 casualties on the first day.
  • The Battle of Fromelles

    The Battle of Fromelles
    The battle was an attempt to stop the Germans moving troops away from this area to the Battle of the Somme that was being fought fifty miles to the south of Fromelles. The area around Fromelles was seen as a “quiet” part where the Germans could move their troops around with some ease. The battle was an attempt to disrupt this and possibly to force the German High Command to move more troops to Fromelles from the Somme battlefield in an effort to support their troops there.
  • Western Front

    Western Front
    28,000 Casualties.
  • USA declared was on Germany

    USA declared was on Germany
    This was a huge as they were going to remain neutral. The only reason they were going to war was a series of aggressive actions taken by Germany.For much of the war, the Germans used their U-boats to target any ship bound for Britain. The sinking of the Lusitania is the best known submarine incident.
  • Start of the third battle of Ypres

    Start of the third battle of Ypres
    The third battle of Ypres partially flooded the battlefield and a further British attack on 16 August gained little ground.The next attack did not take place until the ground had dried out. A new strategy known as ‘step by step’ or ‘bite and hold’ was taken up, which called for an advance that would not cover beyond supporting weoponry that could help in defeating the expected enemy counterattacks.
  • second battle of Marne

    second battle of Marne
    The Second Battle of the Marne was the turning point of the First World War on the Western Front. It began as a German offensive but ended with a successful Allied counter-attack which saw the German army pushed back almost to the line it had occupied.
  • Kaiser William II was abdicated

    Kaiser William II was abdicated
  • Germany sighned a Armistice, was known as the end of war.

    Germany sighned a Armistice, was known as the end of war.
    Once this was sighned it stopped a lot of battles.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    Came in after the end of ww1. League of Nations was simply to ensure that war never broke out again. Was a way to avoid WW2, they assumed it was a good idea.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Germany has just been involved in, and lost, a war that would change the world forever. They other countries blame Germany for starting the war and causing so much harm to their countries. Finally, they come up with a way to get back at Germany. They write a treaty that says Germany is responsible for the war. The treaty takes away Germany’s land, people, money, and belongings