wwI events

  • assassination of Archduke Ferinand

    assassination of Archduke Ferinand
    ferinand was assassinated on june 28 1914
  • germany declares war on France and Russia

    germany declares war on France and Russia
    It worked on the basis that they would be at war with Russia and France at the same time
  • 1st battle of marne

    1st battle of marne
    it was also known as miracle of the marne. it resulted in an allied victory against german army
  • 2nd battle of ypres

    2nd battle of ypres
    The Second Battle of Ypres was a First World War battle fought for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium in the spring of 1915, following the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn.
  • sinking of lusitania

    sinking of lusitania
    the british passenger ship was sunk by germans
  • batle of Meuse-Argonne

    batle of Meuse-Argonne
    also called the Battle of the Argonne Forest, was a part of the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire western front
  • battle on verdun

    battle on verdun
    Verdun resulted in 698,000 battlefield deaths (362,000 French and 336,000 German combatants), an average of 70,000 deaths for each of the ten months of the battle
  • battle of somme

    battle of somme
    it is also known as the Somme Offensive, took place during the First World War between 1 July and 18 November 1916 on either side of the river Somme in France.
  • U.S declares war on Germany

    U.S declares war on Germany
    At 8:30 on the evening of April 2, 1917, President Wilson appeared before a joint session of Congress and asked for a declaration of war against Germany in order to "make the world safe for democracy." On April 4, Congress granted Wilson's request.
  • 3rd battle of ypres

    3rd battle of ypres
    The British intention was to wear out the German army with a quick succession of broad-front attacks moving short distances into the German defences, eventually to force the German army into a general withdrawal,[ Then to advance on the Belgian coast and connect with the Dutch frontier
  • 2nd battle of marne

    2nd battle of marne
    In what began as the last major German offensive of the First World War, the Second Battle of the Marne developed into a significant Allied victory
  • treaty of versailles

    treaty of versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles (French: le Traité de Versailles) was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.