WWl Veterans

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In History
  • Austria-Hungary

    Austria-Hungary, was a constitutional monarchy in Central and Eastern Europe between 1867 - 1918. It was formed by the Austrian Empire they adopted a new constitution.
  • Technology

    In WWI technology had many important innovations in machine guns, grenades, artillery, and new weapons such as submarines, poison gas, warplanes, and tanks. WWI started with primitive aircraft's then moved on to machine guns.
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassination

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assassination
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo. His death is the event that sparked World War I.
  • The Sinking of the Lusitania

    The Sinking of the Lusitania
    A German U-boat torpedoed the British owned steamship Lusitania killing 1,128 people including Americans, on May 7th, 1917. Because of this it set a disaster of a chain of events that led to the U.S entering WWI.
  • Germany Declares War

    Germany Declares War
    In August 1, 1914 German declares war on France and full mobilization of its troops. Germany invades neutral Belgium on August 4 and then Great Britain declares war on Germany and the United Sates declares its neutrality.
  • Chlorine (Poison) Gas

    Chlorine (Poison) Gas
    German forces shock Allied soldiers along the western front by firing more than 150 tons of lethal chlorine gas against two French colonial divisions at, Belgium. This was the first major gas attack by the Germans, and it devastated the Allied line.
  • Plastic Surgery

    Plastic Surgery
    Plastic Surgery first started as wounded soldiers, than celebrities getting plastic surgery. WWI saw a huge rise in the number of drastic facial injuries so Surgeon Harold Gillies created a new method of facial reconstructive surgery in 1917.
  • Armistice between Russia and the Central Powers

    Armistice between Russia and the Central Powers
    The Russians agree to peace with the Central powers and leave the war.The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was a peace treaty signed on March 3, 1918 between the new Bolshevik government of Russia and the Central Powers.
  • Germany and Russia peace

    Germany and Russia peace
    The Germans signed a peace treaty with the government of Russia. The Treaty of Versailles gave Germany huge tracts of land that had been the Ukraine and Poland, and it also gave them peace on the Eastern Front allowing Germany to shift soldiers to the Western part.
  • Letter to Marion (His girlfriend)

     Letter to Marion (His girlfriend)
    John C. wrote a letter to his girlfriend asking if she still wanted to be with him because they haven’t seen each other in so long so he wanted to make sure.
  • Letter writing about his father

    Letter writing about his father
    John C. was in five major battles, he was wounded on July 15, 1918. John missed the battle of Verdun because he was still in the hospital. John’s dad barely spoke about his war experiences, John C. saw on his father's diary that one morning he saw dead bodies, dying soldiers, and horses scattered everywhere.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    On June 28th, The Treaty of Versailles is signed by Germany and WWI comes to an end.The Treaty of Versailles peace treaties that brought WWI to an end. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
  • Armistice Day/ Veterans Day

    Armistice Day/ Veterans Day
    Veterans Day is a signed ending fighting on the Western Front. Armistice Day is now called Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, that is, persons who have served in the United States Armed Forces.