World War 1

  • Germany took two provinces from France

  • Gavrilo Princip arrested

    Gavrilo Princip arrested
    Gavrilo Princip was arrested for assassinating the Archduke and Archduchess.
  • Archduke and Archduchess visit Sarajevo

    The Archduke and Archduchess went to Sarajevo to visit the troops
  • The Archduke and Archduchess were assassinated

    The Archduke and Archduchess were assassinated
    Gavrilo Princip fired two shots. One hit the Archduke in the throat while the other had hit his wife in the stomach.
  • Austria-Hungary blamed Serbia

    Serbia was blamed by Germany for the death of the Archduke and Archduchess.
  • Austria-Hungary sends ultimatum

    On July 23, 1914 at 6:00 PM sharp, the Serbian foreign ministry recieved an ultimamum from the Austrro-Hungarian Empire
  • Serbia's response

    Serbia agreed to 2 of the 3 terms on the ultimatum
  • Austria-Hungary and Serbia at war

    Austria-Hungary and Serbia at war
    Austira-Hungary declared war on Serbia
  • France mobilizes to support Russia

    France mobilized its troops to support it's Russian ally
  • Germany orders mobilizing to stop

    Germany demands Russia and France to stop mobilizing
  • Russia begins to mobilize it's trrops

    Russia begins to mobilize it's trrops
    Russia mobilized its troop to protect Serbia
  • Germany declares war on France

    Germany declares war on France
    Germany declares war on France with the Schlieffen plan and invades Belgium.
  • Britain declares war on Germany

    Britain declares war on Germany
  • Belgium is invaded

    Belgium is invaded
    Germany decided to cut through Belgium to attack France (mainly Paris) from the back.
  • Germany declares war on Russia

    Due to the Austrian attack on Serbia, Russia began to mobilize its troops. Germany demanded they stop and declared war.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war

    Austria-Hungary declares war
    The Austro-Hungarian Empire declares war on Russia.
    (This is a picture of Franz Joseph- one of the emperors of Austria-Hungary)
  • Britain troops land in France

  • The battle of Ypres

    Canadians entered the front lines

    On April 22, 1915 Ypres saw the first use of poison gas. It was known as a technological breakthrough in modern warfare.
  • First day at war

    On the first day of the battle, the British forces had already taken over 57 000 casualties in just a few hours.
  • The Somme

    The Somme or "Das Blutbad" (blood bath) as the Germans called it began on July 1rst in 1916.
  • First tank introduced

    First tank introduced
    The first tank to ever be introduced was the British Mark I tank during the Battle of the Somme. It was introduced by the British and the French. Sadly, it did not have the impact they desired.
  • The Battle of the Somme coming to an end

    The Battle of the Somme coming to an end
    The battle of the Somme ended on November 18, 1916. Although the battle was over, the war continued. Many commanders had wished the war would be over after this battle but that was not the case.
    There was over 623 907 allied deaths and 660 000 German deaths
  • General Arthur Currie

    General Arthur Currie
    Military leaders realized going "over the top" was a bad idea. General Arthur Currie had come up with a new approach for the Canadian forces which lead them to victory.
    Goal: To hurl shells and continue to fire them even as the Canadians left their trenches. Timing, discipline and training was key.
  • Vimy Ridge

    Vimy Ridge had just begun on Arpil 9th, 1917. This battle had begun on the same month Canada became its own country.
    Snow and harsh weather conditions hit the area of the battle
  • End of Vimy Ridge

    End of Vimy Ridge
  • Passchendaele

    Passchendaele was also known as the Third Battle of Ypres.
  • Passchendaele

    Canadian corps were ordered to the Passchendaele front , east of Ypres during mid-October.
    British attempted to drive Germans out of Northen France of Flanders and North Ypres. Their objective was to take out German-Ports and sink their subs and U-boats.
    Troops failed to push the Germans back.
    General Haig ordered the Canadians to make a big push for victory
  • General Arthur Currie gains victory

    By mid-November General Arthur Currie had attained victory with over 150,000 Canadians lost. Due to the huge amount of loss soldiers, the morale of the soldiers had been pulled down.
    At this point, America had joined the war just as the Conscription Crisis loomed in Canada to replace soldiers.
  • The End of World War One

    The End of World War One
    World War 1 had finally ended on November 11th which is now known as remembrance day.
  • Japan invades Munchuria

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    Signing a treaty

    Nazi Germany and Italy signed a treaty of cooperation on oct 25th.On November 1, the Rome-Berlin axis is announced.
  • Japan invades China

    This event starts World War II in the Pacific Ocean
  • World War II starts