The main causes of World War 1 which began in central Europe included many factors, such as the conflicts and hostility of the four decades leading up to the war. Militarism, alliances, imperialism and nationalism also played main roles in the battle as well. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie Duchess of Hohenberg were shot dead in Sarajevo.
When World War 1 started and ended
Germany declares war on Russia
The regal German Government has used effort since the beginning of the crisis to bring about a peaceful settlement. In compliance with a wish expressed to him by His Majesty the Emperor of Russia, the German Emperor had undertaken, in concert with Great Britain, the part of mediator between the Cabinets of Vienna and St Petersburg but Russia without waiting for any result proceeded to general mobilisation of her forces both on and land and sea.
The battle of Tanneberg
The battle of Tanneberg was an appointment between the Russian Empire and the German Empire in the first days of World War 1. This battle was fought by the Russian Second Army against the German Eighth Army between the 26th of August till the 30th of August 1914. This battle started when the Russians invaded German East Purssia.
The battle of Marne
The battle of Marne is known as the Miracle of the Marne it was a first World War battle fought between the 5th and 12th of September. It caused in an Allied victory against the Germany Army under the chief or staff. The counterattack of six French field armies and one British army along the Marne River forced the German Imperial Army to dump it’s push on Paris and move away to the northeast, setting the stage for four years of trench warfare on the Western Front.
Christmas truce at the World War 1
Throught World War 1 had been raging for only four months, it was already proving to be one of the bloodiest wars in history. The soliders on both sides were trapped in trenches, exposed to the cold and wet winter weather covered in mud and extremely careful of sniper shots. In a place where bloodshed was nearly a commonplace and mud and the enemy were fought with equal rights, something surprising occurred on the front for Christmas in 1914. The men who lay shivering in the trenches embraced
Gallipoli Campaign started
The Gallipoli Campaign took place on the Gallipoli peninsula in the Ottoman Empire between 25th of April and 9th of January during World War I. A joint British and French process was mounted to jail the Ottoman capital of Constantinople a secure a sea route to Russia. The attempt failed, and after 8 months of serious fighting and many wounded on both sides the attack was finally evacuated. The campaign was one of the greatest victories of the Ottomans during the war and considered a major fail
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
Unrestricted submarine warfare is a type of naval warfare in which submarines sink vessels such as freighters and tankers without warning as opposed to attacks per prize rules. Life boats did not succeed except under particular circumstances before sinking them, unless the ship has shown constant negative response to stop or active fight to visit or search.
War under the sea: the u-boat threat
The u-boat threat the Germans were slower than the British in adopting submarines but, as the lesser naval power on the surface, they had more scope for using them to neutralise British command of the sea by attacking both warships and merchant chips. This was after some success against warships, and was in retaliation for the more and more tight British blockade preventing ships carrying vital supplies from reaching Germany.
The landing at Sulva Bay
The landing at sulva bay was an amphibious landing made at Sulva on the Aegean coast of the Gallipoli peninsula in the ottoman empire as a piece of the August offensive the final British attempt to break the deadlock of the battle of Gallipoli. This landing was planned to support a breakout from the Anzac sector.
Battle of the Lone Pine
The battle of Lone Pine was fought between Australian and Turkish forces during the First World War between 6th and 10th of August. This battle was part of the Gallipoli campaign, the battle was part of a division to draw Turkish attention away from the main assaults against Sari Bair.
Battle of the Nek
This battle was fought on a very small battlefield, the size of a tennis court. This battles reulted in a lot of casualties for the Australians. This battle was classified as a suicidal mission. It connected the Anzac trenches on the ridge known as Russel’s top to the knoll.
Gallipoli campaign ended
The August offensive was the last major throw of the dice for the British allies in the Gallipoli campaign. Half way during September the weary New Zealanders were withdrawn to lemnos for the rest and reorganisation. By the time they returned to Anzac in November the future of the campaign had been set. The failure of the August offensive created worries in London about the campaign, particularly as the Western Front was arrogant importance. A storm swept through the peninsula in late November
The battle of Jutland
The battle of Jutland was a naval battle fought by the Royal Navy’s Grand Fleet from the Royal Australian navy and Royal Canadian Navy against the Imperial German Navy’s. This battle was fought on 31st of may and 1 June 1916 in the north sea near Jutland. It was the largest naval battle and the only full scale clash of battleships in the war. It was the only third ever fleet action between steel battleships following the smaller but more important battles of the Yellow Sea.
The battle of Somme
The battle of the Somme was on either side of the river Somme in France. The battle saw British Expeditionary force and the French Army mount a joint offensive against the German Army, which had engaged a quite large part of the north of France since its invasion of the country in August. The battle of Somme was one of the largest battles of the war.
The battle of Fromelles
The battle of Fromelles was the first major battle that the Australians fought on the Western front. 1,500 British and 5,533 Australian soldiers were killed. The first army and second army prepared attacks to support the fourth army on the Somme 80 kilometres to the south to use any weakening of the German defences opposite.
The United States declares war on Germany
At 8:30 on the evening of April 2nd 1917, president Wilson appeared before a joint session of Congress and asked for a declaration of war against Germany in order to make the world same democracy, on April 4th, Congress granted Wilson’s request.
The third battle of Ypres
The third battle of Ypres was a campaign of the First World War fought by the British and their allies against the German empire. The battle took place on the Western Front for control of the ridges south and east of Belgian city of Ypres in West Flanders as part of a strategy decided by the allies at conferences.
The battle of Cambrai
The battle of Cambrai was a British campaign of the First World War. The battle was to include an experimental artillery action. Major General Tudor, Commander Royal Artillery suggested trying out new artillery-infantry techniques on his sector of the front. The battle is often erroneously noted for being the first mass use of tanks in a combines arms operation.
The second battle of the Marne
The second battle of the Marne begins it was the last major German spring offensive on the Western front during the First World War. The German assault failed when an allied defence led by French forces and included several hundred tanks overwhelmed the German on their right flank. The German beat marked the start of the relentless allied advance.
The Treaty of Versailles
The treaty of Versailles was the end of World War I. It ended the state war between Germany and the Allied powers. The other Central powers on the German side of World War I were handled with in separate treaties. Although the armistice signed on 11 November 1918 ended the actual fighting, it took six months of conferences at the Paris Peace Conference to conclude the peace of treaty.