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World War 1 (WW1). By Molli Kenny 9GY

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  • and 29 Jun 1914.

    and 29 Jun 1914.
    Francis Ferdinand was murdered at Sarajevo on June the 28th when a Surbian activist murdered; this was the start World War.
    June 29 -Secretary of the Austro-Hungarian Legation at Belgrade sends despatch to Vienna accusing Serbian complicity in the assassination.
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    July 5th Kaiser William II guaranteed German to support Austria against Serbia in their battle in case of Russian militarism
  • and 31st July 1914

    and 31st July 1914
    July 28th Austria declared war on Serbia and Russia mobilizes.
    July 31st Germany warns Russia to stop mobilizing. Russia says mobilization is against Austria-Hungary only.
  • August 1914

    August 1914
    World War 1 first began when Germany and Britain went to war in August 1914. Prime Minister Andrew Fisher's government pledged full support for Britain. The occurrence of war was received in Australia, as well as many other places, with great passion.
  • August 1914

    August 1914
    World War 1 started in August 1914, it showed a lot of enthusiasm support for Britain, and support for Australia’s part in the war. All of the major community leaders, churches, political parties and newspapers. It was seen as a required commitment. It was known for a rush of recruiting officers, but only the healthiest and fittest men were chosen.
  • and 1st August 1914

    and 1st August 1914
    August 1st Germany declared war on Russia and Italy declares it is disinterest. August 3rd Germany declared war against France and attacked Belgium unexpectedly. German then had to apply the Schlieffen plan.
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    August 5th Britain declared war against Germany. Then the United Kingdom declares war on Germany, after Germany had just recently invaded Belgium.
  • and 19th August 1914

    and 19th August 1914
    August the 6th Serbia declares war on Germany, while Austria-Hungary declared war on Russia.
    August 19 – The United States- President Woodrow Wilson pronounces that the United States will stay unbiased, not taking any sides or involving themselves at all.
  • and 26th August 1914

    and 26th August 1914
    August 23rd Germany invaded France.
    August 26 - The separate war of Tannenberg begun. August 26th The Russian army over powered at Tannenburg and MasurianLakes.
  • and 6th Semptember 1914

    and 6th Semptember 1914
    September 5 - The First War of Marne started. Gutter fighting begins as soldiers on either side dig in.
    September 6th the fight between the Marne began.
  • and 17th September and october 1914

    and 17th September and october 1914
    Australia's early contribution in World War 1 included the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force landing at Rabaul on 11 September 1914, taking control of German New Guinea at Toma on 17 September 1914 and the islands of the Bismarck Archipelago in October 1914
  • and 29th Octpber

    and 29th Octpber
    October 18th the first battle of Ypres started.
    October 29th came into the war taking Germany’s side. Trench warfare started to lead the Western Front, taking over.
  • and October 24th1914

    and October 24th1914
    November the 3rd the United Kingdom publicizes that the North Sea is a military area, efficiently making a barrier of most of the goods into Germany. December the 24th the informal Christmas truce is identified.
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    January 19th The first Zeppelin attack took place on Britain.
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    February the 4th 1915, Germany announces a war region nearby the Great Britain, affecting a submarine barrier.
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    February 19th The Turkish forts in the Dardanelles were invaded and attacked. February 19th The Dardanelles Campaign began.
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    April the 22nd, the Second Battle of Ypres began. This was during the battle where Germans first used the poison gas.
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    April 25th a team of troops landed in Gallipoli. The Battle of Gallipoli began. On the 25th of April 1915, associates of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) landed at Gallipoli together with troops from France, New Zealand and Britain.
  • and May 23rd 1915

    and May 23rd 1915
    May 7th the British ocean liner RMS Lusitania was sunk by the German U-boat, U-20. The German U-boat sunk the Lusitania.
    May 23rd Italy started war against both Germany and Austria.
  • and september 5th & 25th 1915

    and september 5th & 25th 1915
    August 5th The Russians Warsaw was caught by the Germans.
    On September the 5th Tsar Nicholas II took control over the whole of Russia's armies.
    September 25th Start of battle of loos.
  • and 20th 1915

    and 20th 1915
    December 19th The team of troops begun to evacuate Gallipoli. This originated one of the Battles which then finished when troops were removed on the 19th and 20th of December 1915. Following Gallipoli, Australian forces of the battles on the Western Front and in the Middle East.
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    February 21 - The Battle of Verdun begins. This battle was one of the longest wars in the whole of World War 1, it was also known to be the “bloodiest” meaning heaps of people were killed and badly injured, causing heaps of blood to be seen.
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    April 29th British army surrendered to the Turkish forces at Kut in Mesopotamia.
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    May the 31st the Battle of Jutland began. This was the main marine battle of war, begun.
  • and July 1st 1916

    and July 1st 1916
    June 4th the Brusilov Offensive started.
    July the 1st was when the Battle of the Somme begun. This was when tanks were first bought into battles
  • and december 7th

    and december 7th
    August 10th the Brusilov Offensive ended.
    December 7th Lloyd George became Prime Minister of Britain.
  • 1916 &1917 fact.

    1916 &1917 fact.
    Throughout the two years, 1916 and 1917, losses on the Western Front more common than achievements ever were.
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    In January, on the 19th Germany sent the secret Zimmerman Telegram to Mexico to try and attract Mexico to join into the war that was happening. The British then interrupted and decoded the coded message.
  • and march 15th 1917

    and march 15th 1917
    February 1st Germanys unrestricted submarine warfare campaign started.

    March the 15th The Russian Tsar Nicholas II resigns.
  • and april 16th 1917

    and april 16th 1917
    April 6th The united States of America declared war against Germany.
    April 16th France sprung a non-successful offensive on the Western Front.
  • and 24 October 1917

    and 24 October 1917
    July the 31st the Third Battle of Ypres began.
    October 24th the Italian Army was defeated. Battle of Caporetto.
  • and 7th November 1917

    and 7th November 1917
    November 6th Britain sprung a big attack on the Western Front.
    Then on November the 7th the Bolsheviks took over the Russian government with success
  • and December 5th 1917

    and December 5th 1917
    November 20th British tanks won a victory at Cambrai.
    December 5th settlement amongst Germany and Russia retained.
  • and 17th December 1917

    and 17th December 1917
    December 9th Britain caught Jerusalem from the Turks.
    Then on December the 17th the settlement agreed between the new Russian governments that the Central Powers went into effect.
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    On January the 8th the U.S. President Woodrow Wilson puts all Fourteen of his Points to peace.
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    March 3rd the treaty of Breast-Litovsk was taken on between Germany and Russia.
    March the 3rd, Russia signs off to the Treaty of Brest Litovsk. The treats of Breast Litovsk are a peace agreement between both Russia and The Central Powers.
  • and 29th March 1918

    and 29th March 1918
    March 21st Germany broke through on the Somme. March the 21st, Germany take offs the Spring Offensive.
    March 29th Marshall Foch was now selected to be the Allied leader on the Western Front.
  • and 21st April 1918

    and 21st April 1918
    April 9th Germany began an attack against Flanders.
    April the 21st the German flying ace, Baron Manfred von Richthofen, mostly known as the Red Baron was shot down.
  • and July 15th 1918

    and July 15th 1918
    In 1918 Australians reached the highest point of their battle in Hamel on the 4th of July
    July 15th the folding of the German army and the Second Battle of the Marne begun.
  • and september 1918

    and september 1918
    August 8th the loan of the allies was successful.
    September 19th Turkish services buckles at Megiddo
  • 29th & 30th October 1918

     29th & 30th October 1918
    October 4th Germany asked the allies for truces.
    October 29th Germany’s navy rebelled.
    October 30th Turkey made peace.
  • and 9th November 1918

    and 9th November 1918
    November 3rd Austria made peace.
    November 9th Kaiser William II resigned. November the 9th the German Kaiser Wilhelm II escapes and leaves Germany.
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    On the 11th of November Germany signed the settlement at Compiegne, France. Fighting ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month (11 a.m. on the 11th of November). Germany surrendered.
  • June 21st & 28th 1919

    June 21st & 28th 1919
    Post war 1919- January 4th Peace discussion was located in Paris.
    June 21st the capitulated German marine fleet at Scapa Flow were scuttled.
    June 28th Treaty of Versailles was signed by Germans.