WWI Timeline

  • The Archduke and the Archduchess visit Sarajevo

    The Archduke and the Archduchess visit Sarajevo
    There was a major Serbian holiday, and Austria sent a high ranking offical the Archduke Franz
  • Gavrilo Princip fired two shots into the Archduke

    Gavrilo Princip fired two shots into the Archduke
    A terrosist group, named the black hand wanted to assaniate the Archduke and Gavrillo Pincip shot him.
  • Gavrillo PIncip got arrested

    Gavrillo PIncip got arrested
    After murdering the Archduke, Princip was about to turn the gun on himself but then he was seized and arrested
  • Austria-Hungary sends an ultimatum to Serbia

    Austria-Hungary sends an ultimatum to Serbia
    Austria-Hungaru with the support of Germany sent Serbia an ultimatum. The setrbians propose and atribation as a solution to their problem . However they start to mobilize.
  • Serbia agrees to two of the three terms of the ultimatum

    Serbia agrees to two of the three terms of the ultimatum
    Austria-Hungary seperates political bonds with Serbia and begins to mobilize troops
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
    Due to Serbia not agreeing to the ultimatum, Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
  • Russia mobilizes to defend Serbia

    Russia mobilizes to defend Serbia
    Russia begins to mobilize because of Austria's attack on Serbia
  • Germany orders France and Russia to stop mobilizing

    Germany orders France and Russia to stop mobilizing
    Russia begins to mobilze and Germany orders Russia to stop
  • Germany declares war on Russia

    Germany declares war on Russia
    Germany declares war on Russian, France and Belgium begin to fully mobilize.
  • France mobilizes to support its Russian ally

    France mobilizes to support its Russian ally
    France mobilizes to help Russia to fight Germany
  • Germany declares war on France

    Germany declares war on France
    Germany declares war on France
  • Germany invades through Belgium

    Germany invades through Belgium
    Germany invades through neutral Belgium to invade France.
  • Germany begins the Schlieffen plan

    Germany begins the Schlieffen plan
    Germany starts the Schlieffen plan to attack France through neutral Belgium
  • Britain declares war on Germany

    Britain declares war on Germany
    Britain sends Germany an ultimatum to withdraw from Belgium but Germany rejects it and then Britain declares war on Germany.
  • Canada is war against the triple alliance

    Canada is war against the triple alliance
    Britain declared war against Germany this means that all dominions under the British empire have to fight against the triple allaince which is Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa
  • Stock market crash

    Stock market crash
    On October 29, 1929, the American stock market crashed which leads to the great depression
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    The Great depression

  • Hitler becomes chancellor

    Hitler becomes chancellor
    Even though Hitler didn't become president, he was appointed as chancellor on January 30, 1933
  • The Nuremberg laws

    The Nuremberg laws
    The Nuremberg laws, were two laws which left out Jews from German life and they were stripped of their rights and overall were considered less than humans
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    Italy invades Ehtiopia

    In the 1890's, Italy tried to conquer Ethiopia, however they were unsuccessful. Italy invaded Ethiopia and was successful because of the Ethiopian army being ill equipped and poorly trained. This was also known as the Italo-Ethiopian War
  • Anti-Comintern Pact

    Anti-Comintern Pact
    On November 25, 1936, Italy, Germany & Japan signed Anti-Comintern Pact, against Russia
  • Germany takes over Austria

    Germany takes over Austria
    On March 12, 1938, Hitler and the Nazi army took over Austria without firing a single bullet.
  • Hitler takes over Czechoslovakia

    Hitler takes over Czechoslovakia
    Due to Czechoslovakia already in fear of Hitler and his army invading Austria, he took this as an advantage and planned and fully invaded Czechoslovakia
  • Germany-Soviet Non-Aggression pact

    Germany-Soviet Non-Aggression pact
    The Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed an agreement on August 23, 1939 which says that they won't take military action against each other for the next ten years
  • Germany invades Poland with Blitzkrieg warfare

    Germany invades Poland with Blitzkrieg warfare
    at 4:45 am, 1.5 million nazi soldiers invaded Poland, taking over Poland. This was a major step in German expansion.
  • Britain and France declared war on Germany

    Britain and France declared war on Germany
    Since Britain promised Poland military protection during an attack, therefore Britain and France declared war on Germany
  • Battle of the Atlantic

    Battle of the Atlantic
    The battle of the Atlantic was the war's longest continuous campaign, German U-boats and warships and later having Italian submarines, had one and only objective was to destroy the transporting of allied goods such as weapons and food.
  • Canada declares war on Germany

    Canada declares war on Germany
    Even though Canada was going to join the war and help Britain, Canada waited to declare war to prove they are independent.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain was a very large air campaign fought over southern England in the summer and autumn of 1940.
  • Invasion of Soviet Union

    Invasion of Soviet Union
    Operation Barbarossa also known as the invasion of Soviet Union was the Nazi Germany invasion on Soviet Union during WWII
  • Pearl Harbor Attack

    Pearl Harbor Attack
    The attack on Pearl Harbor, was also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor was the attack was lead by Japanese Imperial General Headquarters on Hawaii. .
  • Battle of El Alemain

    Battle of El Alemain
    The battle of El Alemain fought in the deserts of South Africa
  • Dieppe Raid

    Dieppe Raid
    The Dieppe Raid, also known as the Battle of Dieppe, was an Allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe during the Second World War. The Dieppe Raid was one of the most devastating and bloody chapters in Canadian military history. Of the 4,963 Canadians who embarked from England for the operation, only 2,210 returned, and many of them were wounded. Casualties totalled 3,367, including 916 dead and 1,946 prisoners of war.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle on the Eastern Front of World War II in which, the Nazi's and its allies combated against the Soviet Union for control of the Stalingrad the city in Southern Russia.
  • Italian Campaign

    Italian Campaign
    The Italian campaign of the second world war, was the name of the allied operations which took place in and around Italy
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    D-Day also known as Normandy Landings, was the allied invasion of Normandy.
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany Surrenders
    On May 8, 1945, Germany surrenders to the allies and lose the war
  • Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

    Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima
    On August 6, 1945 during World War II (1939-45) an American B-29 bomber dropped the world's first atomic bomb.
  • Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki

    Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki
    On August 9, 1945 America dropped their second atomic bomb on the city of Nagaski