WW1 Timeline

Timeline created by jace tapia
In History
  • Archduke Assassination

    Archduke Assassination
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo. His death is the event that sparks World War I.
  • Russia Mobilizes

    Russia Mobilizes
    Russia mobilized its vast army to intervene against Austria-Hungary in favor of its ally, Serbia.
  • World War I Begins

    World War I Begins
    Germany invades Belgium, beginning World War I.
  • Germans Fire

    Germans Fire
    The Germans fire shells filled with chlorine gas at Allied lines. This is the first time that large amounts of gas are used in battle, and the result is the near-collapse of the French lines.
  • Lusitania Sinks

    Lusitania Sinks
    A German submarine sinks the passenger liner Lusitania. The ship carries 1,198 people, 128 of them Americans.
  • Germany Limits Submarines

    Germany Limits Submarines
    Reacting to international outrage at the sinking of the Lusitania and other neutral passenger lines, Kaiser Wilhelm suspends unrestricted submarine warfare.
  • letter to mother

    letter to mother
    He is talking about how he is stuck somewhere and enjoys the letters he gets from people and tries to write back as fast as possible.
  • Letter To Mother

    Letter To Mother
    He is trying to get a two-week pass to come home for a while and visit rather than a ten-hour pass.
  • letter to mother

    letter to mother
    He didn't get to leave when he was supposed to, so he had to learn to make a tent.
  • letter to mother

    letter to mother
    he's writing to his mother a happy mother's days and good health also saying he's waiting for the Germans to give up.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    An Armistice is signed ending fighting on the Western Front.
  • letter to mother

    letter to mother
    Thanksgiving is coming upon them and the Germans are back in Germany and the Germans were surprised about how to experience the Americans were at war.