Hetalia

WW1 Timeline

  • Archduke Franz Ferdinard is Assassinated

    Archduke Franz Ferdinard is Assassinated
    On the 28th of June 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinard and his wife were assassinated during a goodwill trip to the city of Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovnia.
  • Germany Declares war with Russia

    Germany Declares war with Russia
  • Britain Declares war on Germany

    Britain Declares war on Germany
  • USA declares Neutrality in war

    USA declares Neutrality in war
    US President Woodrow Wilson made public the US policy of neutrality, warning US citizens not to take sides in the ongoing war.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Belgium

    Austria-Hungary declares war on Belgium
  • Japan declares War on Germany

    Japan declares War on Germany
    Japan comes to war alongside Britain as the two have been allies since 1902.
  • First Zeppelin raid on Britain

    First Zeppelin raid on Britain
    Great Britain suffers casualties after its first air raid from Germany when two German Zeppelins sropped bombs on Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn on the eastern coast of England.
  • Australian troops land at Gallipoli

    Australian troops land at Gallipoli
    On the 25th of April 1915, the Australian troops landed at Gallipoli.
  • The 1st Battle of Krithia

    The 1st Battle of Krithia
    Starting three days after the initial landing, but due to poor communication and leadership the battle quickley broke down, with 14,000 Allied troops participating and suffering around 3000 casualies.
  • The 2nd Battle of Krithia

    The 2nd Battle of Krithia
    The Allied attepts a second advancment but once again they are defeated.
  • Armstice called at Gallipoli

    Armstice called at Gallipoli
    An armistice was called at gallipoli in order to bury the fallen.
  • The 3rd Battle of Krithia

    The 3rd Battle of Krithia
    Yet another Allied failure.
  • The Battle of Gully Ravine

    The Battle of Gully Ravine
    The British triumph at The Battle of Gully Ravine.
  • Battle of Lone Pine

    Battle of Lone Pine
    The battle was part of a diversionary attack to draw Ottoman attention away from the main assaults against Sari Bair.
  • Battle of Krithia Vineyard

    Battle of Krithia Vineyard
    Orignially meant to be a small scale attack, but instead was upsized to a futile and bloody series of attacks that in the end only gained a small patch of land known as "The Vineyard"
  • Battle of Sari Bair

    Battle of Sari Bair
    Last and unsuccsesful attepmt by The British to gain The Gallipoli Peninsula.
  • Suvla Bay

    Suvla Bay
    Allies land at Suvla Bay, a phase of the August Offensive. Part of the Britishes final attepmt to break the stalemate of The battle of Gallipoli.
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    August Offensive

    The August Offensive was a major attpmt made by the Allied Forces to break the stalemate since their landing on April 25th 1915. It consisted of 6 seperate battles and two differnt phases througout the month of August.
  • Battle of the Nek

    Battle of the Nek
    Two regiments of the Australians 3rd Light House Brigade staged a useless and futile attack on the Ottoman trenches, resulting in nearly 400 Australians killed.
  • Scimitar Hill

    Scimitar Hill
    Scimitar Hill, a phase of the August Offensive.
  • Battle of Hill 60

    Battle of Hill 60
    The last major assault of The August Offensive. Its date was set to coincide with the Attack on Scimitar Hill. If they had succeded in the Battle, it would have allowed the Anzac and Sulva landings to be securely linked.
  • End of Gallipoli Campaign

    End of Gallipoli Campaign
    Defeated by the Ottoman Empire, the Australian and British troops had been ordered to retreat from Gallipoli, but this was not as easy as it may sound. The preperations of evacuation had started in novemeber to make themselves appear as if they were mearly preparing for the winter. The last of the troops however were finally evacuated just after the start of January in the dead of night, the last Australian and British troops caught their last glimpses of Gallipoli.
  • Britain introuduces Consciption Laws

    Britain introuduces Consciption Laws
    Great Britain issues conscription, meaning that it was compulsary to enlist into the armed forces.
  • USA joins War

    USA joins War
    On the date of April 6th 1917, the USA had officially declared war on the German Empire, under guidance of former President Woodrow Wilson.
  • War Ends

    War Ends
    On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, Germany had signed an Armsitice to agree to the end of conflict with the Triple Entente.