WW1 TmeLine

  • The Beginning

    The war between France and Prussia that lasted from 1870 to 1871 ended with a humiliating defeat for France. It lost the regions of Alsace and Lorraine, and was forced to pay a huge indemnity to Prussia
  • The Germans

    With the accession of Wilhelm II to the German throne in 1888, the German foreign policy became more bellicose. The new German Emperor dismissed the skillful Otto von Bismarck as Chancellor.
  • Kiffin Yates

    Kiffin Yates Rockwell was born in 1892 in Newport, Tennessee, the son of James Chester Rockwell and Loula Ayres.
  • How Were tanks Thought of

    The idea of the tank came from a development of farming vehicles that could cross difficult land with ease by using caterpillar tracks.
  • The First Tank

    World War 1 saw the origins of the "Landship", which became the "tank" as we know it
  • The First Flight

    The first recorded powered flight was in 1903 when the Wright brothers flew their aircraft.
  • Korea war

    Korea reached its height with the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905).
  • Japanese

    The war against the Japanese was a major blow for the Russians who lost almost entire Baltic and Pacific fleet
  • The U-Boats

    In the First Word War military submarines made a significant impact for the first time. The German U-Boats enjoyed a great deal of success and were responsible for destroying around half of all the food and supplies
  • Americas miltary

    America's entry into World War One was well received by the Allies as her military power was desperately needed on the Western Front after the loss of men at the Somme and Verdun
  • When they Used U boats

    When the First World War began the German armed forces had 29 U-Boats at their disposal.
    In the first 10 weeks of the conflict they sank five British cruisers
  • He left college

    Kiffin left college in 1911 and worked for an advertising agency in Atlanta until 1914.
  • How Dide The War Start

    Franz Ferdinand, the archduke of Austria-Hungary. His death at the hands of Gavrilo Princip – a Serbian nationalist with ties to the secretive military group known as the Black Hand
  • Spliting up

    By 1914, those alliances resulted in the six major powers of Europe coalescing into two broad groups: Britain, France and Russia formed the Triple Entente, while Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy comprised the Triple Alliance.
  • The Aircrafts

    At the start of World War One, aircraft were very basic and crude
  • Entering the war

    When we entered the was we wasnt ready. We didnt have a big enouhgh army and they wasnt well trained
  • The Christmas Truce

    The Christmas Truce of 1914 is one of the most interesting events that occurred during World War I. In the midst of war and fighting, soldiers along the western front stopped fighting in an unofficial cease fire on Christmas.
  • The War

    Gavrilo Princip assassinates Franz Ferdinand.
  • The western front

    The German army crossed the Belgian border on August 3rd 1914. Britain and France declared war on Germany on August 4th
  • The Eastern Front

    Fighting began on the Eastern front when Russia invaded East Prussia on 17th August 1914. Germany immediately launched a counter-offensive and pushed Russia back.
  • Accepted

    Rockwell was accepted by the Service Aeronautique, began flight training in September 1915
  • The War At sea

    For the Allies the most important use of battleships was to support the amphibious invasion of Gallipoli in 1915.
  • The war at Sea

    For the Allies the most important use of battleships was to support the amphibious invasion of Gallipoli in 1915.
    The First World War showed just how vulnerable modern battleships were to cheaper forms of weaponry.
  • The First Tank

    The first model came off the factory floor on September 8th 1915. On September 10th, its track came off
  • First American Pilot

    In May 1916, while on patrol at the front, he became the first American pilot to down an enemy plane.
  • When the united states joined WW1

    On April 6, 1917, the U.S. joined its allies--Britain, France, and Russia--to fight in World War I. Under the command of Major General John J. Pershing, more than 2 million U.S. soldiers fought on battlefields in France.
  • The First Plain with A Gun

    Pilots soon found that the best way to shoot down an enemy plane was with a mounted machine gun. However, if the machine gun was mounted at the front of the plane, the propeller would get in the way of the bullets.
  • What pilots done

    At the start of World War One bomb aiming was crude in the extreme. The pilot – or co-pilot if the aircraft carried two people – simply dropped a small bomb over the side of the aircraft in the general direction of a target. If a bomb dropped anywhere near a target it was through good luck more than anything else
  • The Tank

    The tanks were not that relieable and they didnt really have good use in the war but to stop warfare.
  • The Tanks Abilities

    Have a top speed of 4 mph on flat land
    The ability to turn sharply at top speed
    The ability to climb a 5-feet parapet
    The ability to cross an eight feet gap
    A working radius of 20 miles
    A crew of ten men with two machine guns on board and one light artillery gun.
  • Disases on the western front

    Theur were tons of dieases like trench foot by the water in the ttrenches their feet started to rout. Trench mouth. Also rats got in the trenches and had diseases
  • The war at sea

    Germany and Britain were involved in a naval race for mastery of the seas. They would fight be the leader of the sea.