Child soldiers and five other forgotten ww1 facts

WW1 timeline July-28-1914 to November-11-1918 By Mitch Savoie

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    (guts #1)The assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    (guts #1)The assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    Austria hungary was angered due to the assassination of the Archduke Franz ferdinand by a serbian nationalist. this led to the two countries to go against each other. June-1914
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    (guts #1) Russia's involvement Aug-1914

    Russia got involved to gain alliship with Serbia because they were considered fellow slavs this is what got them involved.
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    (guts #1)Germany's involvement

    Germany got involved because of their alliship with Austria Hungary also known as the triple alliance including germany, austria and italy. aug-3-1914
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    (guts #1) France's involvement

    France got involved because Germany was trying to take over and france began to defend itself. aug-3-1914
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    (guts #1) Britain's involvement

    (guts #1) Britain's involvement
    Great Britain got involved when germany went through belgium to get to france Belgium a neutral country at the time had no intentions to get involved. aug-4-1914
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    (guts #2) coal mine crissis

    (guts #2) coal mine crissis
    Trouble in the coal industry caused france to lose two of its main coal mines to germany in 1870. This led france to have to import coal from other countries.
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    (guts #2) Germany vs Britain

    During the industrial revolution in germany and britain were neck and neck when it came to modernization and when it came to global trade german ships would tend to be threatening towards british ships. 1900
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    (guts #2) Russia vs Germany

    Russia had its share of political issues with germany when germany decided to build a railway that ran straight through russia's main trading routes this problem may have causes some beef with the two countries. 1914
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    (guts #2) militarization

    (guts #2) militarization
    The arms race between britain and germany caused militarization in the two countries leading to new technologies. 1914
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    (guts #2) imperialism

    Imperialism played its role in political controversy when countries argued for expansion in morocco africa in the late 1800s. this rivalry was between britain and germany, france was also involved but they managed a agreement with britain so mainly britain and germany. 3-31-1915
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    (guts #3) Bosnian annex

    October 1908 Austria annexed bosnia and herzegovina this enraged slavic nationalistic states.
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    (guts #3) Young Turks

    (guts #3)  Young Turks
    Since the annexe a group called the young turks set out for rebellion and ingnited the armenian genocide. April 1915-17
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    (guts #3) what it was like

    The armenians went through beatings harassments and were kept in concentration camps. april-24-1915
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    (guts #3) Communist revolution

    Russian people were mad at the russian govt. Because they were starving from the lack of food that was given to the soldiers this started the communist revolution in november 1917.
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    (guts #3) armenian genocide

    (guts #3) armenian genocide
    The Turks discriminated against the Armenians because they believed in Christianity april 1915-1917.
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    (guts #4) propaganda

    (guts #4) propaganda
    Propaganda caused the people to think the worst of of the opposing countries by representing the other side as demons and monsters or dogs even. july-1914
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    (guts #4) Recruiting process

    (guts #4) Recruiting process
    Propaganda was a very useful tool during the recruiting process it would use techniques like transfer which would often use a political or a religious figure to encourage people to join the war. july-1914
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    (guts #4) How propaganda sustained the war

    (guts #4) How propaganda sustained the war
    Propaganda sustained the war by using techniques like bandwagon to basically say that everyone else is doing it why aren't you. july-1914
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    (guts #4) Otto Von Bismarck

    (guts #4) Otto Von Bismarck
    Otto von Bismarck's policy of blood and iron was way of uniting people to fight for there country against france . july-1914
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    (guts #4) Nationalism

    Nationalism would be used to dismantle old established empires such as the ottoman empire and the austro hungarian empire. july-1914
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    (guts #6) Ypres

    Belgium remained neutral during the war but the battle ypres on november 1914 they really had no say.
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    (guts #6) Tannenberg

    Russia had the battle of tannenberg on august 26 1914 the war was between Russia and Germany.
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    (guts #6) Marne

    (guts #6) Marne
    Aviation was primitive but zeppelins and planes occupied the sky’s in battles such as the battle of the marne september 1914.
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    (guts #6) Gallipoli

    The battle of gallipoli was a naval battle that didn't turn out as plan as the british and french naval forces tried to get through a narrow pathway known a gallipoli on february 1915.
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    (guts #6) Verdun

    (guts #6) Verdun
    The french had the battle of Verdun witch was notably one of the more devastating: december 1919
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    (guts #7) Russias mobilization

    One major turning point was when Russia mobilized against Germany forcing germans to fight on two fronts. august 1914
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    (guts #7) U.S declares war

    (guts #7) U.S declares war
    On april 6 1917 the U.S. declares war on germany this prevented the germans from advancing.
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    (guts #7) Russia quits

    The Armistice allows russia to pull themselves out of the war leaving french to fend for itself. Germany break through the front lines of of france. nov-1917
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    (guts #7) Kaiserschlacht

    The Kaiserschlacht was the last german offensive in april 5 1918. It pushed the british back 40 miles.
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    (guts #7) Second battle of the marine

    (guts #7) Second battle of the marine
    The second battle of the marine was the last and final push for the germans the attempt failed and forced the germans to retreat back to the hindenburg line . august-1918
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    (guts #8) Schlieffen plan

    (guts #8) Schlieffen plan
    Germany went through belgium because it was the most efficient way to breach belgium's borders. august 1914.
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    (guts #8) Marne river

    (guts #8) Marne river
    Germany had to go through the marne river to get to france but france stalled them during the 1st battle of the marne. Sept 1914
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    (guts #8) Landslide

    During the battle of ypres some soldiers would drown in a very thick mud in november 1914.
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    (guts #8) Higher ground

    The battle of gallipoli didn't work in austrias favor because of their positioning the ottomans were able to simply shoot down hill and take out the austrian fleets. Feb 1915
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    (guts #8) Cold weather

    Cold weather took its toll on the soldiers freezing supplies and spreading disease during most battles where there was heavy snow involved like. tbo ypres november 1914.
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    (guts #9) Germany's chance

    Once the russian revolution began russia left the war leaving germany to fight only on the western front; march 8 1917
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    (guts #9) Germany's advantage

    The revolution helped the germans free up troops but still having this advantage the germans needed more help. march 8 1917
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    (guts #9) Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    (guts #9) Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
    In 1918, the Bolsheviks concluded the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with the Germans. march 1918
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    (guts #9) Peace treaty

    The treaty declared peace with the bolsheviks and the central powers ending any disapproval. march 1917
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    (guts #9) U.S fills the void

    (guts #9) U.S fills the void
    The U.S in a way replaced russia supporting both britain and france when russia departs. april 1917
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    (guts #10) Why did the U.S get involved?

    The us got involved in ww1 because of the treaties with britain and because of the sinking of the lusitania.
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    (guts #10) Germans are stalled

    (guts #10) Germans are stalled
    The us stalled the germans allowing allies to push ahead this sped things up a bit with the war mainly fought in trenches. October 1918
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    (guts #10) The lost battalion

    (guts #10) The lost battalion
    The lost battalion being a more notable division prevented the germans from pushing forward only having roughly 554 men the division lossed about 360 men; october 1918.
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    (guts #10) USA saves the day

    USA's entry helped replenish supplies and firepower to the allies this was a leading factor to there victory. April 1917.
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    (guts #10) Re-enforcments

    America's main contribution to ww1 was the troops they were the driving force to victory. October 1918.
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    (guts #11) Death costs

    The cost for all deaths was an estimate of 9.3 million for all nations involved in the war. Nov 1918
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    (guts #11) Wounded costs

    (guts #11) Wounded costs
    The estimated wounded soldiers was greater because weapons were not advanced enough to kill at 19.5 million. nov 1918
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    (guts #11) Colonial participants

    (guts #11) Colonial participants
    1.1 million british colonial participants in return for indian independence from britain in WW1. Nov 1918
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    (guts #11) Outcome for india's independence

    India joined the war in hopes of independence from britain but still remained part of britain ironically; jul1914
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    (guts #11) Total cost

    All cost of ww1 including everything cannot be calculated because it’s just too much too count.
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    (guts #12) Genocide.

    (guts #12) Genocide.
    The armenian genocide was a violation of human rights when the ottoman govt murdered 1.5million innocent armenians starting from april 1915 to 1916.
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    (guts #12) Step 1 to genocide

    (guts #12) Step 1 to genocide
    The first step on how the ottomans commit genocide on the armenians was to disarm them take them to concentration camps then kill them. April 1915
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    (guts #12) Step 2 to genocide

    The second step was to gather armenian leaders then kill them this destroyed there govt and made them very weak. april 1915-1916
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    (guts #12) Final step to genocide

    The third and final step was to call the remaining armenians from their homes then kill them or send them to camps. April 1915-16
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    (guts #12) Disturbing irony

    Still to this day the turks of the ottoman govt deny the armenian genocide ironically .april 1915-16
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    (guts #13) America wanted

    (guts #13) America wanted
    America wanted a number of things stated in woodrow wilson's 14 points speech. june 1919
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    (guts #13) What Britain and France wanted

    (guts #13) What Britain and France wanted
    Britain and France both wanted land from germany and they wanted germany to pay respirations. june 1919
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    (guts #13) Austria and Germany wanted

    Austria and Germany they both wanted a armistice and an empire so they can become one again june 1919
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    (guts #13) Japan and China's wanted

    Japan wanted allies to recognize its claims in china and china wants land back from the germans instead it was given to japan. june 1919
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    (guts #13) Russia and Italy's wanted

    Russia and italy both wanted to be part of the treaty russia also wanted land from germany. June 1919 (for all entries)
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    (guts #14) Point#2

    Woodrow's 2nd point was to free the seas this was obtained when germany sank their own ships to protest. june 1919
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    (guts #14) Point#13

    (guts #14) Point#13
    Another point was establish polish independence by taking german and russian land. june 1919
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    (guts #14) Point#14

    (guts #14) Point#14
    Woodrow wished to create a league of nations which ironically america wasn't even part of. June 1919
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    (guts #14) Point#10

    Point 10 was to divide austria-hungary this was obtained with each country independent. June 1919
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    (guts #14) Point#8

    Point 8 was the restoration of french territory this was obtained leaving germany weak. June 1919
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    (guts #15) American disapproval

    It was woodrow wilson's idea to create a league of nations but due to the american people not approving, the senate had to decline the Proposal. June 1919
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    (guts #15) Economic problems

    (guts #15) Economic problems
    Another reason why people disapprove of the league of nations was because they feared it would cause economic problems. june 1919
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    (guts #15) No european affairs

    (guts #15) No european affairs
    Another reason why american people disapproved of the league was because they didn’t want any ties with european affairs, so isolationism; june 1919
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    (guts #15) Preventing casualties

    Economic problems being or having to send troops and suffering possible casualties. June 1919
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    (guts #15) To be safe

    America also believed that since they had little involvement in the war they shouldn't get involved. June 1919
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    (guts #16) New countries

    The treaties created new countries like poland,romania,serbia and montenegro. June 1919
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    (guts #16) How poland was obtained

    Poland was obtained by taking land from both germany and russia this angered russia mostly. June 1919
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    (guts #16) Rumania

    (guts #16) Rumania
    Rumania being another country that went through independence obtaining land from russia,hungary,bulgaria. june 1919
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    (guts #16) Independence

    (guts #16) Independence
    Rumania along with other new countries were declared there own state after the treaty of versailles of june 1919.
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    (guts #16) Yugoslavian land

    Serbia and montenegro were also countries that seeked independence and were considered yugoslavian land. june 1919
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    (guts #17) Germany's depression

    After the previous treaties germany was left poor due to opposing countries declaring respirations. June 1919
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    (guts #17) Respirations

    (guts #17) Respirations
    Britain and france demanded 50 billion for all respirations leaving germany's economy fractured. June 1919
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    (guts #17) Germany plans revenge

    Germany's people were all poor and hungry and were planning to rise up foreshadowing WW2 maybe? june 1919
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    (guts #17) Europe's depression

    (guts #17) Europe's depression
    After the war european countries infrastructure were mostly in ruin leaving the people without jobs june 1919
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    (guts #17) European people want revenge

    Most of european people were unrest meaning a state of dissatisfaction, disturbance, and agitation in a group of people.
    june 1919
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    (guts #18) Mandate

    (guts #18) Mandate
    After the treaty of versailles new land was obtained like the british and french mandate. June 1919
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    (guts #18) New owners

    (guts #18) New owners
    The british mandate previously owned by germany consisted the colonies palestine jordan and iraq. June 1919
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    (guts #18) France is on top

    As for the french mandate germany had to give up syria, lebanon and coal mines in the saar basin. june 1919
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    (guts #18) french welth

    Once france got ahold of the coal mines from germany the money started to roll in improving the economy greatly.
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    (guts # 18) Germany loses it all

    The colonies obtained by france and Britain had germany in jeopardy considering they had to give up there coal mines. June 1919
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    (guts #19) political Censorship

    Governments used propaganda and censorship to control the mood of the people. nov 1918
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    (guts #19) How govt's to control

    (guts #19) How govt's to control
    Governments borrowed money and raised taxes to pay for war costs and forbid strikes to control the poor. nov 1918
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    (guts #19) lost generation

    The lost generation was a major disillusioned with the soldiers believing that they would receive gratitude. nov 1918
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    (guts #19) disillusionment

    (guts #19) disillusionment
    Nationalism in the hapsburg empire revolt was also a disillusionment with the collapse of austria hungary. nov 1918
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    (guts #19) More depression

    The destruction of infrastructure, loss of income and economic depression played a big role in the void. Nov 1918
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    (guts #20) Picasso

    (guts #20) Picasso
    Picasso was a pacifist and reality had no opinion for any side including the spanish civil war and ww1/2. Jul 1914
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    (guts #20) Guernica

    (guts #20) Guernica
    Picasso painting were widely influenced by war and depictions of the wars tell a story almost with guernica of 1937
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    (guts #20) A new sound

    Jazz was a fairly new genre that sprung up during the the 20th century and kind of gave people an escape from the world. Jul 1914
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    (guts #20) Picasso's styles

    Cubism and surrealism were two different styles that picasso used to interpret freedom and creativity to the world. Jul 1914
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    (guts #20) Poems

    Literature was also influenced by the war with poems from the survivors for example “the soldier” and “dulce et decorum est” . nov 1918