WWI

Timeline created by matthewanderson@usd204.net
In History
  • Gallipoli

    Gallipoli
    The Gallipoli campaign (25 April 1915 - January 1916). It was the land-based element of a strategy intended to allow Allied ships to pass through the Dardanelles
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    Battle of Verdun (21 February - 18 December 1916) was the longest battle of the First World War. It was also one of the costliest.
  • Jutland

    Jutland
    The Battle of Jutland (31 May - 1 June 1916) was the largest naval battle of the First World War. It was the only time that the British and German fleets of ‘dreadnought’ battleships actually came to blows.
  • Brusilov Offensive

    Brusilov Offensive
    The Russian Army had suffered a series of crushing defeats in the first year of the war, but the Brusilov Offensive (4 June - 20 September 1916) would be the most successful Russian offensive -- and one of the most successful breakthrough operations.
  • Battle of the Somme

    Battle of the Somme
    Battle of the Somme (1 July - 18 November 1916) was a joint operation between British and French forces intended to achieve a decisive victory over the Germans on the Western Front.
  • Third Ypres Campaign

    Third Ypres Campaign
    31 July - 10 November 1917. It symbolizes the horrors associated with the war on the Western Front
  • Request for Five Days Leave

    Request for Five Days Leave
    He had to go to London for a five day period for the naval service. He ended up staying in London for awhile.
  • Orders transferring Nash to the Naval Reserve

    Orders transferring Nash to the Naval Reserve
    He was transferred to "The Naval Reserve". Class 2 of the U.S. Naval Reserve Force as of July 1, 1918.
  • Letter to Grandfather

    Letter to Grandfather
    He wrote a special letter to his grandfather. The reason he wrote the letter was for Fathers Day and appreciated his dad for everything he has done for him.
  • Letter to Supply Officer from Nash

    Letter to Supply Officer from Nash
    He was detached from duty in Portland and claimed transportation from a lot of places around the world.