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WW1 TIMELINE TASK

By BAK0019
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in Sarajevo by Bosnian Serb. Bosnian Serb was part of the terriost group called The Black Hand.
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    WW1

  • Austria and hungary seek German support

    Austria and hungary seek German support
    Austria and Hungary seeks German support for a war against Serbia in case Russia steps in to help Serbia.
  • Austria-Hungray ultimatum

    Austria-Hungray ultimatum
    Austria and Hungray send an ultimatum to Serbia and are not happy with the response. (a ultimatum implies a threat of serious penaltys if the terms are not accepted).
  • Austria and Hungary declare war on Serbia.

    Austria and Hungary declare war on Serbia.
    Austria and Hungary declare war on Serbia. Russia mobilizes troops to help Serbia in the war as their allies.
  • Germany warns Russia to stay out of it

    Germany warns Russia to stay out of it
    Geramns want serbia to stop mobilizing against Austria and Hungray. Serbias allies warns Russia to stop mobilizing. Russia says mobilization is against Austria and Hungary only and that Germany needs to stay out of it.
  • Germany declares war on Russia

    Germany declares war on Russia
    Germany steps in to help Serbia and decleares war on Russia.
  • Germany declares war on France

     Germany declares war on France
    Germany declares war on France.
    Belgium stops German troops getting past the French border successfully.
  • Germany invades Belgium

    Germany invades Belgium
    Germany invades Belgium to outflank the French army. This caused Britain to protest the violation of the Belgian neutrality, guaranteed by a treaty.
    The German Chancellor replies that the treaty is just a scrap of paper. Therfore the United Kingdom declares war on Germany.
  • British declares war

    British declares war
    Great Britain declares war on Germany and its Allies because Germany did not withdraw from Belgium. Australia agrees with descision.
  • Austria and Hungray decleare war on Serbia's allies and Serbia decleares war on Austria and Hungray's allies

    Austria and Hungray decleare war on Serbia's allies and Serbia decleares war on Austria and Hungray's allies
    Austria and Hungary declares war on Serbia's alli (Russia).

    Serbia declares war on Austria and Hungary's alli (Germany).
    The war is really starting to become a world war now.
  • France declares war on Austria and Hungary.

     France declares war on Austria and Hungary.
    France declares war on Austria and Hungary.
  • The United Kingdom declares war on Austria and Hungary

     The United Kingdom declares war on Austria and Hungary
    The United Kingdom declares war on Austria and Hungary
  • Austria and Hungary declare war on Belgium

    Austria and Hungary declare war on Belgium
    Austria and Hungary declare war on Belgium
  • Japan declares war on Germany

    Japan declares war on Germany
    Japan declares war on Germany. (alot more countries are getting involved in the war now).
  • Battle of Tannenberg

    Battle of Tannenberg
    The Russian army undergoes a heavy defeat from the Germans throughout August 23rd to August 30th.
  • Japan declares war on Austria and Hungary

    Japan declares war on Austria and Hungary
    Japan declares war on Austria and Hungary.
  • Battle of Tsingtao start

     Battle of Tsingtao start
    The battle of British and Japenese forces for the German controlled port starts and finishes on November 7th with Japan and Britan winning.
  • Australian forces occupy Germany, New Guinea

    Australian forces occupy Germany, New Guinea
    Australian forces occupy Germany, New Guinea.
  • South African troops start to take back land

    South African troops start to take back land
    Troops from South Africa begin invading German South-West Africa. (The picture attached is the German South-West flag).
  • Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire

    Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire
    Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
  • The United Kingdom begins the naval blockade of Germany

    The United Kingdom begins the naval blockade of Germany
    The United Kingdom begins the naval blockade of Germany. The Atlantic U-boat Campaign of World War I. Was the naval campaign fought by German U-boats in the waters of the Atlantic.
  • Battle of Tsingtao end

    Battle of Tsingtao end
    British and Japanese forces capture the German controlled port of Tsingtao in China. The battle of British and Japenese forces for the German controlled port started on August 27th 1914.
  • Allied soliders landed at Gallipoli

    Allied soliders landed at Gallipoli
    The Australian Force land at Gallipoli with troops from New Zealand, Britain, and France to fight the Turkish. The troops were very crowded on the small beach. They were faced with steep cliffs that they had to climb to get off the beach. In an effort to take the Dardanelles from the Turkish Ottoman Empire forcing them out of the war. 60,000 Australians and 18,000 New Zealanders were part of thi British force. 26,000 Australians and 7,571 New Zealanders were wounded.
  • Entry of the United States

    Entry of the United States
    The reason the US got involved was because of the naval war between Germany and Great Britain. Britain set up a naval blockade, preventing materials and other goods getting to Germany by sea. To retaliate Germany enforced its blockade using unrestricted submarine warfare, which caused the sinking of passenger ships. A British ship, was sunk by German forces. The death of these Americans caused the US to join the war.
  • Battle of Lone Pine in Gallipoli

    Battle of Lone Pine in Gallipoli
    It was the only successful Australian attack against the Turkish. It was intended to divert any attempts made by NZ and/or Australian units to breakout from the ANZAC battlefield. This battle resulted in over 2,000 Australian casualties. Seven Victoria Crosses were awarded for bravery to Australian soliders.
  • Battle of Tannenberg

    Battle of Tannenberg
    The Battle of Tannenberg was a massive defeat for the Russian Army. The plan was the Russians would attack the Germans in self defence. Of the 150,000 Russian soldiers that fought, 30,000 were killed and 95,000 were taken prisoner. You could say it failed.
  • Last Australian troops evacuate from Gallipoli Peninsula

    Last Australian troops evacuate from Gallipoli Peninsula
    The allies evacuate 83,000 troops from the battlefields of Suvla Bay at ANZAC Cove in Gallipoli. The Turkish were unaware of this evacuation taking place. Any dead comrades where left behind.
  • Germany suspends unrestricted submarine warfare

    Germany suspends unrestricted submarine warfare
    Germany suspends unrestricted submarine warfare. Germany stopped their campaign where they would sink any ship that refused to stop even if it was obviously civilan.
  • Battle of Jutland

    Battle of Jutland
    The only major navy battle between the British Royal Navy Grand Fleet and the Imperial German Navy High Seas Fleet.
  • Battle of Guillemont

    Battle of Guillemont
    Guillemont was a fortress that had dugouts and underground tunnels. It was a very tough fort for the Geramns to capture but they manged to keep it. This battle was made to distract the Germans away from the Roman.
  • Germany’s unrestricted submarine warfare campaign starts

    Germany’s unrestricted submarine warfare campaign starts
    Unrestricted submarine warfare is a naval warfare where submarines sink ships without warning, as opposed to attacks where before sinking them you warn them to stop.
  • France launch an unsuccessful attack on the Western Front

    France launch an unsuccessful attack on the Western Front
    Franch launch an unsecessfull attack on the Western Front. This resulted in a massive loss of lives for the French.
  • Battle of Mughar Ridge

    Battle of Mughar Ridge
    It took place during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the First World War. The Ottoman Army fought against the British Empire until finally the British captured the Ottoman base at Seria. This resulted in a British win.
  • Britan and Russia agree to stop fighting

    Britan and Russia agree to stop fighting
    Britan and Russia agree to stop fighting.
  • Battle of Cantigny

    Battle of Cantigny
    The US First Division attacked the Germans occupying a French village close to Paris. The Americans plotted this attack to gain control of Cantigny and a central portion of the Cantigny lan which was an ideal observation area. The US was victorious in securing the area. This was a small battle but was America's first important battle in World War I.