World War I/ All quiet on the Western Front By Nelson G.

By hey9875
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife got assassinated.

    	Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife got assassinated.
    They were the heir to the throne of Austro-Hungarian Empire and were assassinated by a Serbian freedom figher Gavrilo Princi.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
    Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary has a excuse to declare war on Serbia because of Archduke Franz Ferdinands death.
  • Russia declares war on Austria-Hungary.

    Russia declares war on Austria-Hungary.
    Russia has an alliance with Serbia.
  • Germany declares war on Russia.

    Germany declares war on Russia.
    Germany has an alliance with Austria-Hungary
  • Germany Declares war on France. The Western Front

    Germany Declares war on France. The Western Front
    France has an alliance with Russia because of this France and Germany have to go to war.
  • British Declares War on Germany

    British Declares War on Germany
    Since Germany had to go through Belgium to get France. Great Britain had no choice but to declare war on Germany due to British having a alliance with France and Belgium.
  • Paul Baumer and his buddies are now deployed in the Germany Army

    Paul Baumer and his buddies are now deployed in the Germany Army
    Book probably starts around this time period. Where his buddies Franz Kemmerich, Muller, Leer, Albert Kropp are enlisted for the war like the rest of Germany.
  • Western Front Battles

    Western Front Battles
    Many Battles from 1914-1918 in the western front
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    Battle of the Frontiers.

    Mainly the French and the German are battling each other basically the first battle with each other
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    Battle of Le Cateau

    This action was fought by the British following the successful German offensives during the Battle of the Frontiers. Although it served to delay the German army's advance on Paris, the British suffered 7,812 casualties. Basically, the people are finding out how modern warefare plays out.
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    First Battle of the Marne

    This battle stopped the German advance, prompting trench warfare. The French incurred 250,000 losses, the Germans suffered similar. The British recorded 12,733 casualties. Major casualties were recoreded here.
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    First Battle of the Aisne

    A frontal attack by the Allies against the German First and Second armies' superior defensive positions across the river at the Aisne. Approximately 3,000 British soldiers died during the attack.
  • First trenches of the Western front are dug

    First trenches of the Western front are dug
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    Race to the sea

    Basically,the first Battle of Albert and the Battle of Arras. Allies attempted to outflank the Germans in the "race to the sea". French attacks met stern resistance and the line began to stabilise. Fighting moved towards Flanders
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    First Battle of Ypres

    The last battle in the "Race to the Sea" series, which decided the location of the western front. British casualties were reported at 58,155, French around 50,000, German 130,000.
  • Unofficial Christmas Truce

    Unofficial Christmas Truce
    Declared by soldiers on Christmas not to fight, but have fun.
  • Paul is enlisted in The Second unit

    Paul is enlisted in The Second unit
    80 of 150 men survived the last assault and food portions are almost double (the cook had planned for 150) after the last assault. Paul felt lucky because he had more food.
  • Chemical Warfare

    Chemical Warfare
    Germany started to use chemical gases such as chlorine and mustard, but the full chemical warfare actually was present at around April, 1915
  • Franz Kemmerich foot amputated shortly dies

    Franz Kemmerich foot amputated shortly dies
    Paul went to visit his friend Franz in the hospital to only see him dieing; and the fact he has to write a letter to his mother that he died when he promised her that he wouldn't. Plus because of problems with Muellers foot( Pauls other classmate/friend) he wants Kemmerich's boots because his feet are full of blisters and fairly uncomfortable.
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    Battle of Neuve Chapelle

    The Great leader Douglas Haig's First army led the attack on Neuve Chapelle. Allied casualties were 11,200 (7,000 British, 4,200 Indian). German losses were similar, with 1,200 German troops captured. Stalemate fight.
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    Second Battle of Ypres

    The first large-scale use of chemical weapons. Almost 10,000 soldiers were affected by the gas. Half died within 10 minutes. Losses were estimated at 69,000 Allied troops (59,000 British, 10,000 French), against 35,000 German.
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    Battle of Festubert

    Part of the French infantry's Artois offensive; British, Canadian and Indian troops captured the village of Festubert after strong resistance. Casualties of 16,000 advanced the Allies half a mile.
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    Battle of Loos

    The release of 5,100 chlorine gas cylinders, German machine guns resisted the British attack, inflicting 50,000 casualties. German losses were estimated at half that total.
  • Paul Returns Home

    Paul Returns Home
    Paul is given 6 week break to return home and he was happy.However, he ecountered the complete opposite. He witnesses the conditions at home are just as worse as the front line. Also, the fact that his own mother was sick of cancer.
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    Battle of Verdun

    The Germans hoped to inflict crippling losses on the defending French forces. An estimated one million were lost (roughly even) by the time the Germans were driven back.
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    Battle of the Somme

    The main Allied attack on the western front in 1916. British casualties on the first day totalled 58,000, the worst single day loss of the war. Total losses were 420,000 British, 200,000 French and 500,000 German.
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    Battle of Arras and Vimy Ridge

    The Canadian Corps against German defences employed miles of tunnels and aerial reconnaissance. There were 10,602 Canadian casualties and 20,000 German.
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    Second Battle of the Aisne

    The disastrous centrepiece of the French armies' Nivelle offensive, this battle sparked widespread mutiny. Total French losses were 187,000. German losses were estimated at 168,000.
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    Battle of Messines

    Detonation of 19 mines beneath German positions enabled Allied infantry to capture the salient. The battle was the first on the western front to see defensive casualties exceed attacking losses: 25,000 against 17,000
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    Third Battle of Ypres - Passchendaele

    Intended to be the major breakthrough in Flanders, Allied progress was slowed by terrible mud. The British Expeditionary Force suffered some 310,000 casualties, the Germans 260,000.
  • Paul's unit UNDER ATTACK

    Paul's unit UNDER ATTACK
    Shortly after the Second Unit returns to the front They are endlessly attacke. Only 32 of the original 150 now survive. They are basically stuck in a house for shelter and after days without few they became claustrophobic and extremely bored.
  • Paul Stabs a Soldier

    Paul Stabs a Soldier
    Paul becomes trapped in a foxhole and is foced to kill a French soldier with his own knife. This leads Paul to feel terrible and realise that the soldier is not like himself and has family just like him because he goes through his belongings. He makes promises to contact the soldier's family that he knows he can never keep.
  • Battle of Cambrai

    Battle of Cambrai
    First major tank warefare between Germany and Great Britain. Notable gains were made on the first day of fighting, but momentum was slowed by a lack of support for Allied success. The Germans lost 50,000, the British 45,000
  • Paul is injured

    Paul is injured
    Paul was wounded by shrapmetal during the last battle he had. Paul now goes therapy somewhere in Cathloic hospital to recover with his buddy Kropp.
  • Paul RECOVERS

    Paul RECOVERS
    Paul recovers from his injury comes back from the Cathloic Hospital with his buddy Kropp for more action
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    Third Battle of the Aisne

    Intended to ensure all-out German victory before US intervention, initial gains were halted by poor supplies and reserve support. France lost 98,000, Britain 29,000. German losses were similar.
  • Battle of Cantigny

    Battle of Cantigny
    Americans' first attack on Germany. The American army captured the village of Cantigny from the German Eighteenth army. US forces suffered 1,067 casualties and captured around 100 German prisoners
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    Battles of Chateau Thierry and Belleau Wood

    The battles of Chateau Thierry and Belleau Wood saw US troops recapture German-held positions. US forces lost 9,777. Some 1,600 Germans were taken prisoner.
  • Conditions Worssen on the Western Front

    Conditions Worssen on the Western Front
    War conditions become increasingly horrible for German soldiers at the front. Eventully they begin to loose ground to the Allies following there offensive isn't as effective. As time goes on more and more of Pauls friends die, by the end only Paul and Kat remain. Trenches causes alot of soldiers alot of problems.
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    Second Battle of the Marne

    Was to divert Allied forces away from Flanders, the German attack faltered, allowing a decisive counter-attack. France lost 95,000, Britain 13,000, the US 12,000 and Germany 168,000.
  • Stanislaus Katczinsky Death

    Stanislaus Katczinsky Death
    Pauls good friend dies. Kat is an extremely positive influence in the book and on the characters, he acts like a true leader and always found the positive side of everything.He was also faiirly sneaky about getting food and will always have time for fun. Kat is the last to die out of Paul's close friends. After his death, He died by getting shot at the head. Paul finds less and less reasons and motivations for survival.
  • Paul gets poisoned

    Paul gets poisoned
    Paul is given 14 days to recover from inhaling poison gas. Paul thinks about going home. So far, Paul doesn't seem like he is going to survive.
  • Paul's death

    Paul's death
    "All Quiet on the Western Front"
  • German Republic was founded

    German Republic was founded
    New government formed in Germany.
  • No more war

    No more war
    At eleven o'clock on the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, the war ends as Germany and Allies sign an Armistice.
  • The Treaty Of Versailles is signed

    The Treaty Of Versailles is signed
    A treaty that basically blames Germany for the war. Germany lost alot of power during the treaty such as demilitarization, loosing colonies, and had to pay 5 billion dollars for damages with no compensation. This put Germany in a recession