world war 1

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  • Trench Foot

    Trench Foot
    Many soldiers fighting in the First World War suffered from trench foot. This was an infection of the feet caused by cold, wet and unsanitary conditions. In the trenches, men stood for hours on end in waterlogged trenches without being able to remove wet socks or boots. The feet would gradually go numb and the skin would turn red or blue. If untreated, trench foot could turn gangrenous and result in amputation.
  • The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the Heir Presumptive to the throne of Austria -Hungary. on July 28, 1914, he was gunned down in his car with his wife. The assassination set off a rapid chain of events. Hungary very quickly pointed a finger to the Siberian government for the assassination and set off a chain of events that lead to the First World War.
  • Trenches

    Trenches were long, narrow ditches dug into the ground where soldiers lived during the war. They served as protection for the soldiers but they were very uncomfortable for the soldiers. It was oftentimes very very risky to come out of the trenches because you are in clear shooting range. trenches can stretch to 25,000 miles long. A Lot of the time soldiers did not make it through the night in the trenches.
  • Germany during the war

    Germany during the war
    During the first days of World War I, many germans experienced a sense of bonding that had eluded them since the founding of the empire. Differences of class, religion, and politics seemed to disappear as Germans flocked to their city centers to show their enthusiastic support for the impending conflict. Overwhelmingly, the parties, including the Social Democrats, voted for war credits.
  • Christmas Truce

    Christmas Truce
    Christmas Eve 1914 the sound of war faded as the Germans and British came together and sang Christmas carols across the lines. Then on Christmas day they shared a lovely game of soccer and Shook hands. This ceasefire was a good getaway for soldiers.
  • Germans Fire

    Germans Fire
    April 22, 1915 Germans fire shells filled with chlorine gas at Allied lines. This is the first time large amounts of gas were used in battle. The Germans almost wiped out the French but they were unfortunate.
  • Lusitania Gets Skunked Down

    Lusitania Gets Skunked Down
    A German submarine sinks the passenger liner Lusitania. This ship carried 1,198 people 128 of them were Americans. This made Americans are really mad At Germany.
  • Brusilov Offensive

    Brusilov Offensive
    Brusilov Offensive was the bloodiest battle in WW1. It had A total of 2,317,800 casualties. One million of these deaths were Russian.
  • U.S. Enters the War

    U.S. Enters the War
    On April 6, 1917, The us declares war on Germany. They Took the side with France and Britain. The reason that the U.S. joined the war is that Germany not only sank a ship with Americans on it, but they also tried to make a sneaky exchange with Mexico. Germany promised Texas and a lot of Southwest America as ̈lost provinces ̈ as long as Mexico ¨doesent tell America ̈̈. This was called the Zimmerman Telegraph.
  • Lloyed lies

    Lloyed lies
    He lied about his age to fight in the army. He was supposed to be 18 and he lied and told them he was 18 but he was only 16. But says he lied because he did not want to stay home and he wanted to go out to help fight because it was just the ¨man in him ¨. He said a lot of the boys did.
  • New Hampshire ship

    New Hampshire ship
    The men had a wooden deck and they slept on hammocks that hang from the ceilings. Bring the table down, set it on the deck and you serve your meals. After the meals over put your table back up in the ceiling so the deck would be clear for other activities.
  • Training in the Navy

    Training in the Navy
    For training, He was sent up to Great Lakes training stations in Illinois. They were taught how to rowboats, splice rope. Lloyd said he hated working with the rope because it was heavy and it cut his hand.
  • Fighting on the ship

    Fighting on the ship
    Lloyd's ship was mainly on the lookout for submarines. He was part of the gun crew but at the time they received a message to keep an extra lookout. So Lloyd and his crew saw something that looked like a submarine and the crew started to fire. The later investigation was done and it was a false alarm, but this shows you how on guard soldiers were. Most of the time this is what it was.
  • Bureau Of Naval Personnel

    Bureau Of Naval Personnel
    This certificate is to show that a soldier was apart of the Navy. This document Proves that Loyd was an active member of the Navy and has all his information listed on it.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    On June 28, 1919, in the. The Treaty was created for all of Germany should surrender. Germany has to pay for reparations ( $6,000 billion). A Lot of countries got their independence back. And Germany was not allowed to build up its army and artillery. So obviously Germans were not happy.