World War 1

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  • The outbreak of war

    The outbreak of war
    On June 28, 1914, at approximately 11 a.m., Francisco Fernando and his wife were killed in Sarajevo, capital of the Strauss-Hungarian province of Bosnia-Herzegovina, by Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian extremist and one of several controlled murderers by Mano Negra, Serbian terrorist group.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    The trenches were used for the protection of soldiers given that as well as many risks such as foot diseases. Over 2,000 American soldiers died from trench foot and over 75,000 British soldiers.
  • Germany attacks Great Britain

    Germany attacks Great Britain
    Germany's air bombing campaign against Great Britain in World War I, with London as its main objective, was the first strategic bombing campaign sustained in history. These raids, using aircraft, bomber planes and seaplanes, were carried out from December 1914 until August 1918 and caused almost 5,000 victims.
  • Christmas Truce

    Christmas Truce
    It was a Christmas day when German soldiers came out of their trenches to shout merry Christmas to which those of Great Britain responded with the same thing, they exchanged cigarettes and played a good football game.
  • Steamship Lusitania

    Steamship Lusitania
    A German submarine torpedoed the British-owned steamboat Lusitania, killing 1,128 people, including 128 Americans, on May 7, 1915. The disaster triggered a chain of events that led the United States to enter World War 1 outside a chain of events that led the United States to enter World War 1.
  • Weapons During WW1

    Weapons During WW1
    People from countries that were at war during World War I were looking for new technologies to kill and defeat the enemy. Mortars Mortars of World War I were far advanced beyond their earlier counterparts. The British introduced the Stokes mortar design in 1915, which had no moving parts and could fire up to 22 three-inch shells per minute, with a range of 1,200 yards.
  • Leo Joseph Bailey

    Leo Joseph Bailey
    . In his memoirs, he recalled sleeping in a bed for the first time in almost a year and waking up to clean the bedding and a hearty breakfast as "the ideal life of a soldier's dreams", even if his days were punctuated by the daily wound Dressings After several months, he was classified as fit for light duty behind the lines and transferred to Prisoner of War Escort Company 85.
  • The Zimmermann Telegram

    The Zimmermann Telegram
    It was a secret diplomatic communication issued by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs in January 1917 that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico.
  • Animals in WW1

    Animals in WW1
    Before 1914, wars had been fought mainly by cavalry, soldiers who fought on horseback with swords and weapons. But both sides soon realized that the men on horseback could not win the war in the trenches, so they were used for transportation.
  • Treated of Versailles

    Treated of Versailles
    was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.