WW1 lead up events

  • Franz Ferdinand shot

    Franz Ferdinand was the archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia, until he was assintated on sunday, 28 june 1914 at approximately 10:45 am, Franz Ferdinand and his wife were killed in Sarajevo. by a 19 year old member of a organisation called the black hand, one bullet pierced Franz Ferdinand's neck while the other pierced Sophie's abdomen they were both killed. hungary blamed serbia for the assasination, and later declaring war on serbia.
  • Russia Mobolised Troopes

    Russia Mobolised their Troopes wich thretends germany, wich is almost like a sine that war is imenent.
  • The Beining OfWord War One

    World War I (WWI) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers,which were assembled in two opposing alliances
  • The Ottoman Empire Join The War

    In August 1914 the Ottoman Empire joined the Central Powers in the war, the secret Ottoman-German Alliance having been signed.
  • Central Powers proposal for starting peace negotiations

    After ten brutal months of the Battle of Verdun and a successful offensive against Romania, the Germans attempted to negotiate a peace with the Allies
  • U.S. declaration of war on Germany

    The United States Navy sent a battleship group to Scapa Flow to join with the British Grand Fleet.
    Several regiments of U.S. Marines were also dispatched to France. The British and French wanted U.S. units used to reinforce their troops already on the battle lines and not waste scarce shipping on bringing over supplies. The U.S. rejected the first proposition and accepted the second.
  • Austrian offer of separate peace

    Emperor Charles I of Austria secretly attempted separate peace negotiations with Clemenceau, with his wife's brother Sixtus in Belgium as an intermediary, without the knowledge of Germany. When the negotiations failed, his attempt was revealed to Germany, resulting in a diplomatic catastrophe