World War 1

  • Francis Ferdinand assassinated at Sarajevo

    Francis Ferdinand assassinated at Sarajevo
    Francis Ferdinard was assassinated at Sarajevo along with his wife and heir.
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    World War 1

  • Germany and Austria

    Germany and Austria
    Kaiser William II promised to join forces with Austria against Serbia.
  • Austria and Serbia

    Austria and Serbia
    Austria announced war on Serbia
  • Germany and Russia

    Germany and Russia
    Germany declared war on Russia
  • Germany and France

    Germany announced war on France and entered Belgium with large numbers of armed soldiers
  • Germany and Britain

    Germany and Britain
    Britain declared war on Germany
  • France and Germany

    Germany invaded France.
  • Russian Army

    Russian Army
    The Russian army was defeated at Masurian Lakes and Tannenburg.
  • The first Battle of the Marne

    The first Battle of the Marne
    The First Battle of the Marne ,the war of movement seen since August 1914 had gone and the trench warfare associated with World War One had come into action.
  • Turkey joined forces

    Turkey joined forces
    Turkeys army joined forces with the Germans as trench warfare started to dominate the western front.
  • The raid on Britain

    The raid on Britain
    The first Zeppelin raid on Britain was on this day.
  • Bombarding Britain

    Britain bombarded Turkish forts in the dardanelles
  • Gallipoli

    Allied troops landed in Gallipoli otherwise known as ANZAC day.
  • Lusitania

    The Lusitania was a ship that was sailed from New York and was bound for Liverpool. It was thought that this event would spark some major impact on America with WWI
  • Italy

    Italy declared war on Austria and Germany.
  • Warsaw

    The Germans captured Warsaw from the Russians.
  • Battle of Loos

    Battle of Loos
    The Beginning of The Battle of Loos
  • Evacuation

    The Allied troops started the evacuation of Gallipoli.
  • Conscription

    The reason behind Conscription was that the British army had a lot of Conscientious objectors; people who weren't enthusiastic about the idea of war. the previous Battles such as the Battle of ypres, had cost Britain many casulties. In response to this, the government introduced conscription, where the law stated that you had to serve your country in the military for a certain period of time
  • Verdun

    Start of the Battle of Verdun.
  • British forces

    British forces
    British forces surrended to the Turkish at Kut, Mesopotamia.
  • Jutland

    Battle of Jutland.
  • Brusilov Offensive

    Start of the Brusilov Offensive.
  • Somme

    Start of the Battle of the Somme.
  • Brusilov Offensive

    End of the Brusilov Offensive.
  • En Masse

    En Masse
    36 Tanks made an en masse attack at the Somme.
  • Lloyd George

    Lloyd George
    Lloyd George becomes British Prime Minister.
  • Germany's unrestricted Submarine Warfare

    Germany's unrestricted Submarine Warfare
    The use of unrestricted submarine warfare had a major impact on World War One, it was one of the main reasons why America joined the war.
  • USA

    USA declared war on Germany.
  • France

    France launched an unsuccessful offence at the western front.
  • Ypres

    Start of the Third Battle at Ypres.
  • Battle of Caporetto

    Battle of Caporetto
    It was at the Battle of Caporetto that the Italian Army was heavily defeated.
  • Western Front

    Britains launched a massive offence at the western Front.
  • Cambrai

    Britains tanks won a victory at Cambrai.
  • Armistice

    An armistice between the Germans and Russians were signed.
  • Jerusalem

    British Army captured Jerusalem from the Turks.
  • Treaty of Brest-litovsk

    Treaty of Brest-litovsk
    The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was arranged and signed between the Russians and Germans.
  • Germans broke through

    The Germans broke through on the Somme.
  • Marshall Foch

    Marshall Foch
    Marshall Foch had been appointed as Allied Commander on the western Front.
  • Flanders

    The Germans started an offencive in Flanders.
  • Second Battle of the Marne

    Second Battle of the Marne
    Second Battle on the Marne started and caused the start of the collapse of the Germany's army.
  • Successful advance

    The advance of the allies were successful.
  • Megiddo

    It was Megiddo that the Turkish Forces collapsed.
  • Germany's allies

    The Germans asked allies for an armistice.
  • Germany's nay

    Germany's navy was mutinied.
  • Turkey

    Turkey made peace.
  • Austria

    Austria made peace.
  • Kaiser William II

    Kaiser William II was abdicated.
  • End of WWI

    End of WWI
    The Germans signed an armistice with the allies, the official date of the end od WWI.