World War I

  • Assassination of an Archduke

    Assassination of an Archduke
    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife by a Serbian Nationalist is a great cause of WWI.
  • The War Begins

    The War Begins
    The 1st World War starts when Austria-Hungary Declares war on Serbia.
  • Russia Joins

    Russia Joins
    Russia joins the war because it has an alliance with Serbia and helps fight Austria-Hungary but Germany helps Austria-Hungary.
  • The United Kingdom Joins the War

    The United Kingdom Joins the War
    France backed up Russia against Germany so both countries were fighting which made Britain declare war against Germany so Germany was the main enemy.
  • The Holiday Spirit

    The Holiday Spirit
    An unofficial Christmas Truce is declared which rekindled the goodness in people.
  • Second Battle of Ypres

    Second Battle of Ypres
    The Second Battle of Ypres begins. In this battle the Germans first use poison gas.
  • RMS Lustiana sunk

    RMS Lustiana sunk
    The British ocean liner RMS Lustiana is sunk by a German U-boat U-20.
  • The Battle of Verdun

    The Battle of Verdun
    The Battle of Verdun was the longest and bloodiest battle of World War I.
  • Battle of the Somme

    Battle of the Somme
    The Battle of the Somme begins. Tanks are first introduced in this battle.
  • U.S.Joins The War

    U.S.Joins The War
    The U.S. is forced to join the war due to Germany joining Mexico to fight the U.S.
  • Germany surrenders in Compeign,France

  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The treaty of Versailles officially ended World War I. Germany believed that they were cheated into signing the treaty which led to the rise of Nazi Germany during World War II.