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World War One History

  • The Take over of Croatia

    In 1867 Austria/Hungary took over Croatia.
  • advansment of warship construction

    The HMS Dreadnought was the first of the battleships for the Royal Navy. The Dreadnought was the first capital ship to be powered by steam turbines. The German Imperial Navy wanted to match the exact design with the large gunns to be built for world war 1
  • Take over of Bosnia and Serbia

    Austria-Hungary took over Bosnia and Serbia in 1908. The Austrian-Hungary Empire took over the country a year before his assaination.
  • Killing of Franz Ferdinand

    Gravillo Poincip shot both Franz Ferdinand and his wife. Fanz was the future leader of the Austria-Hungary Empire who wanted to take over Serbia. The people of Serbia didnt like this. War Starts
  • Turkey Enters the War

    When Turkey entered the war in 1914 they joined the central powers. Helped the German naval bombard Russia.
  • Battle of Ypres

    The Battle of Ypres had five battles to it: 'First Battle of Ypres-1914' (35 days), 'Second Battle of Ypres-1915' (27 days), 'Battle of Passchendaele-1917' (4 months), 'Battle of Lys-1918' (20 days), Fifth Battle of Ypres-1918' (5 days),
    Western Allied attemps by the German to secure the town of Yepres, Belgium from enemy occupation included a serius of further battles around and in West Flanders Belgian municipality..
  • Battle of Marne

    The battle of marne was faught within a timespand of 7 days. It was an allied victory against the German Army. The battle ended the month long German offernsive that opened war in the out skirts of Paris
  • Battle of Ypres continued

    The town was always under attack by the Germans because it was a key point in keeping the Germans from the English Channel
  • The first use of tanks

    The first use of tanks was a response to the stalements of trench warefare that was created on the western front.The first tanks were highly mechanically unreliable. There was problems that caused attrittion rates during combat deployment and transit
  • Flamethrower used

    The Flamethrower was used in the early phases of World War 1, the flamethrower brought terror to French and British soldiers when used by the German army. Both sides caught on quickly.
  • Italy enter the war

    The Italian government was persuaded to enter the war on the side of the Allies. The decision to enter the war was driven by the Secret 1915 Treaty of London. Italy was promised large territory gains at the close of the war at Austria-Hungary's expens.
  • Gallipoli

    The Battle of Gallipoli took place on the Gallipoli peninsula (in Gelibolu, modern Turkey)in the Ottoman Empire during 25th April 1915 and 9 January 1916, during World War I.
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun, was comprised as the longest battle of the First World War, Faught on the Eastern Front, Germans against Russia
  • Battle of Somme

    The Battle of Somme symbolised the horrors of warfare in World War 1, this battle has marked effect on overall casualty figures and has symbolised the futility of trench warefare.The British and the French face alot of criticism based on the casualty figures. The British Army had 420,000 casualties 60,000 of them where part of the 'Kitchener's Volunteer Army'. The Volunteers were persuaded by a poster showing the Lord Kitchener summoning these men to arms to show their patriotism.
  • Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

    The announcment of the use of unristricted submarine warfare was announced by Germany in 1917. The use of the unrestricted submarine warfare had a major impact on World War 1 and the main reason why America joined the war.
  • Treaty of Versilles

    The Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties that happened at the end of World War I. The Treaty ended the state war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28th of June 1919 exactly five years after the assasination of Franz Ferdinand.