This war was declared on the fact that, on July 28th 1914 Serbian complied with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenburg. The attack took place in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
German patrols cross the French border.
German patrols cross the French border at the same time Great Britain warns that t cannot remain neutral.
Germany declares war on Russia.
When Germany declared war on Russia, Italy and Belguim remained neutral.
WORLD WAR 1.
Throughout the war, women didnt just sit around and wait for their husbands to return from war, they did they farming, weapon making and catering, all to help men at war.
Germany declares war on France.
At this point in time, Great Britain had a chance of an invasion very, so they decided to give orders to there troops to mobilise.
Germany declares war on Belgium.
Great Britain wasnt next to be invaded, it was belguim.
So Great Britain gave Austria-Hungary a chance to stand down, but they refused, so Great Britain declared war on them at 11:00pm on august 4th 1914.
'Your Country Needs You' - Slogan published.
This slogan is probably one of the most famous and unforgetable. It was a sign informing men to fight for there country at war, and the first 100,000 were to be the ones to do it.
The call was answered in just 2 weeks. This sign helped encourage men to fight for there country. It was one of the main things to help Great Britain win the war.
Trenches are established along the entire Western Front.
Trenches were built along the border so they could hide away from any enimies, but the reason why they built them in this exact place was to be ready to attack again at anytime.
First use of poison gas by Germany.
Poison gas during war time was a dangerous and deadly weapon, troops could easily attack there enimies by exploding poison gas to choke them when they least expect it.
POISON GAS SIDE EFFECTS:
-inside throat swelling.
-blistering painful throat.
- slow and painful death
Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary.
Yet again, another 2 countrys, Italy and Austria-Hungary, get involved in world war.
Steel helmets introduced on the British Front.
The steel helmets were first worn by our British Troops, it was a protective head gear to help decrease the chances of head injurys.
Germany declares war on Portugal.
Germany had yet again declared another war, this time it was against Portugal. Six days later Austria did the same.
Italy declares war on Germany.
Germany had been declared another war by Italy, Germany was probably one of the most popular counrtys in world war 1, seeing as they'd been declared, and been declared so many wars.
Baghdad is taken over by the British after three days fighting.
Britain attacked baghdad and tried to invade them, they completed there mission just after 3 days of fighting.
The German Air Force launches its largest and last raid on London.
Out of the 33 aircraft, 6 are lost, while 49 civilians are killed and 177 wounded.
The Armistice is signed at 5.00am and comes into effect at 11.00am.
At 10.57am Canadian Private George Lawrence Price is killed while on patrol in Canal du Centre. He is the last soldier to die in action on the Western front.
Treaty of Versailles signed.
This was a peace treatie to sign that the world war was over, many countrys would of been left happy, but for those who lost to their enimies, it wasnt the best outcome.
Cenotaph unveiled in London.
The Cenotaph is a memorial monument based in London, to remember those men that went to war to fight, and helped us win the war.