WW1 BY MAX.K 9GY

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  • Period: to

    1914

  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    (heir-apparent to the throne of Austria-
    Hungary) is Assassinated in the city of Sarajevo. So is his wife
    “Sophie”. Seven trained assassins were involved. They were mostly trained and
    armed in Serbia, by a large and powerful “underground” organization.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
    Serbia after deeming that their -1914 demands against Serbia have not been fully met, following the assassination. Austria-Hungary begins some firing against Serbia.
    (History deems that the “start of WW1”).
  • Russia finally declares a general mobilization

    to aid Serbia against
    Austria-Hungary’s “over-reaction”
  • Germany declares war on Russia

    Germany declares war on Russia
    having again, the day before,
    demanded Russia’s demobilization, and without Russia complying
  • Germany invades Luxembourg.

  • Germany declares war on France.

  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia

  • France declares war on Austria-Hungary,

    (for acting against its Allies).
  • Battle of the Western Frontiers begins.

  • Japan declares war on Germany.

    Japan declares war on Germany.
  • First German air raid against Paris

    although strategic bombing raids were carried out or attempted on other fronts. The main campaign against England started in January 1915 using airships. From then until the end of World War I the German Navy and Army Air Services mounted over 50 bombing raids on the United Kingdom. These were generally referred to as "Zeppelin raids".
  • Battle of Ypres begins.

    Battle of Ypres begins.
    The Battle of Ypres started when the British entered the town, unaware that the German forces advancing toward the town aswell. This soon lead to a war
  • Turkey enters the war on the side of the Central Powers,

    Turkey enters the war on the side of the Central Powers,
    Turkey had some old scores to settle against Russia.
  • The military technique of “trench warfare” sets in on the Western front.

    The military technique of “trench warfare” sets in on the Western front.
    (This type of warfare began to set in ~ 9-14-1914)
  • First German Air Raid on Britain.

    First German Air Raid on Britain.
    ((Earlier, in August 1914; Paris had
    been bombed by Zeppelins (i.e., lighter that air, gas filled, “airships”).))
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    1915

  • First reported use of (Gas) Chemical Warfare

    First reported use of (Gas) Chemical Warfare
    on the Eastern Front
  • Germany declares certain “British waters” to be unsafe War Zones.

    Germany declares certain “British waters” to be unsafe War Zones.
  • The Dardanelles Campaign begins

    Dardanelles Campaign, also called Gallipoli Campaign, (February 1915–January 1916), in World War I, an Anglo-French operation against Turkey, intended to force the 38-mile- (61-km-) long Dardanelles channel and to occupy Constantinople. Plans for such a venture were considered by the British authorities between 1904 and 1911, but military and naval opinion was against it. When war between the Allies and Turkey began early in November 1914, the matter was reexamined and classed as a hazardous, b
  • Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary.

    Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary.
    When World War I broke out in the summer of 1914, Italy declared itself neutral in the conflict, despite its membership in the so-called Triple Alliance alongside Germany and Austria-Hungary since 1882. Over the course of the months that followed, Italy and its leaders weighed their options; wooed by both sides, they carefully considered how to gain the greatest benefit from participation in the war. The decision to join the fray on the side of the Allies was based largely on the assurances Ital
  • The famous, very large British ship, *Lusitania*, is Sunk

    The famous, very large British ship, *Lusitania*, is Sunk
    while
    transporting ammunition, along with its passengers, to Britain
  • Tsar Nicholas II takes personal control over Russia's armies.

    Tsar Nicholas II takes personal control over Russia's armies.
    He is known as Saint Nicholas the Passion-Bearer by the Russian Orthodox Church and has been referred to as Saint Nicholas the Martyr.
  • Serbia is finally overrun by the Axis.

    Serbia is finally overrun by the Axis.
  • Period: to

    1916

  • Emma Goldman arrested for lecturing about birth control .

    Emma Goldman arrested for lecturing about birth control .
    Emma Goldman (June 27 [O.S. June 15], 1869 – May 14, 1940) was an anarchist known for her political activism, writing, and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the 20th century.
  • Mexican rebel Pancho Villa raids New Mexico.

    Mexican rebel Pancho Villa raids New Mexico.
    José Doroteo Arango Arámbula (5 June 1878 – 20 July 1923) – better known by his pseudonym Francisco Villa or his nickname Pancho Villa – was one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals.
  • Battle of the Jutland; By far, the biggest naval battle in WW1

     Battle of the Jutland; By far, the biggest naval battle in WW1
    and it results in a tie, approximately
  • The Battle of the Somme begins

    The Battle of the Somme begins
  • “Easter Rebellion”; ‘Pro-Ireland’ patriots declare Independence from Britain, but are crushed.

    “Easter Rebellion”; ‘Pro-Ireland’ patriots declare Independence from Britain, but are crushed.
  • “Tanks” are introduced by Britain

    “Tanks” are introduced by Britain
    a new military invention that changes war
  • Germany puts out feelers regarding a compromised end to the War.

    Germany puts out feelers regarding a compromised end to the War.
  • Germany declares an ‘Escalation’ in U-boat tactics

    Germany declares an ‘Escalation’ in U-boat tactics
  • Period: to

    1917

  • Germany sends the secret Telegram to Mexico

    Germany sends the secret Telegram to Mexico
    The Zimmermann Telegram (or Zimmermann Note) was a 1917 diplomatic proposal from the German Empire for Mexico to join the Central Powers, in the event of the United States entering World War I on the side of the Entente Powers.
  • Czar Nicholas II abdicates as Emperor of Russia

    Czar Nicholas II abdicates as Emperor of Russia
    A Non-Bolshevik
    regime takes over and attempts to continue the war
  • President Wilson and the U.S. Declare War on Germany

    President Wilson and the U.S. Declare War on Germany
    On April 6, 1917, the United States Congress declared war upon the German Empire; on April 2, President Woodrow Wilson had asked a special joint session of Congress for this declaration.
  • Wilson and Congress create the “Committee on Public Information”

    Wilson and Congress create the “Committee on Public Information”
  • Selective Service

    Selective Service
    Act signed by President Wilson
  • The British, wisely, introduce the “Convoy System”

    to decrease the escalating German sinking of their cargo shipping
  • The British, wisely, introduce the “Convoy System”

    to decrease the
    escalating German sinking of their cargo shipping
  • Lenin and the Bolsheviks seize power in Russia.

    Lenin and the Bolsheviks seize power in Russia.