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DEAR

MR.KILMER
SETTING TIME
WORLD WAR 1
Date 28 July 1914-11 November 1918.
Locatio Europe,Africa,the Middle East,the Pacific
n Islands,China and off the coast of South
and North America.
Fought Allied Powes
country
Result Allied victory
-End of the German,Russian,Ottoman,and
Austro-Hungarian empires.
-Formation of new countries in Europe
and the Middle East.
-Transfer of German colonies and
partitioning of the Ottoman Empire to
other powers.
-Establishment of the League of Nations
WORLD WAR I
Global war which began on July 28,1914 and lasted until
November 11,1918.The war lasted for four years,three
months and 14 days.
Who fought in the World War?
World War I was fought between the Allied Powes and the
Central Powers . The main members of the Allied Powers
were France,Russia and Britain.The US also main
members of the side of the Allied after 1917.The
Germany,Austria-Hungary,the Ottoman Empire,and
Bulgaria.

Where was the most of the fighting?


The majority of the fighting took place in Europe along
front (the western front and the eastern front.)The
western front and long line of trenches that ran from the
coast of Belgium.The eastern front was between
Germany,Austria-Hungary,and Bulgaria on one side and
Russia and Romania on the other.

How did it start?


Although there were a number of causes for the war,the
assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was
the main catalyst for starting the war.After the
Serbia.Then Russia prepared to defend its ally
Serbia.Next,Germay declared war on Russia to protect
Austria .This caused France to declare war on Germany to
protect its ally Russia.Germany invading Belgium to get
to France which caused Britain to declare war on
Germany.This all happened in just a few days.

How did it end?


The fighting ended on November 11,1918 when a general
armistice was agreed to by both sides.The war officially
ended between Germany and the Allies with the signing
of the Treaty of Versailles.
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT WORLD WAR I
More than 65 million men fought in the war.
Dogs were used in the trenches to carry messages.As
well-trained messenger dogs was considered a very
fast and reliable way to carry messages.
It was the first major war where airplanes and tanks
were used.
Ninety percent of the 7.8 million soldiers from
Austria-Hungary who fought in the war were either
injured or killed.
When the British first invented tanks they called
them landships.
TIMELINE OF WORLD WAR I
1914 June 28th Francis Ferdinand assassinated at
Sarajevo.
July 5th Kaiser William I promised German
Support for Austria against Serbia.
July 28th Austria declared war on Serbia.
August 1st Germany declared war on Russia.
August 3rd Germany declared on France and
invading Belgium. Germany had to
implement the Schrieffer Plan.
August 4th Britain declared war on Germany.
August 26th Russian army defeated at
Dannenberg and Masuria Lakes.
September Battle of the Marne started.
6th
October First Battle of Ypres.
18th
October Turkey entered the war on
29th Germanys side Trench warfare
started to dominate the Western
Front.
1915 January 19th The first Zeppelin raid on Britain
took place.
February Britain bombarded Turkish forts in
19th the Dardanelles.
April 25th Allied troops landed in Gallipoli.
May 7th The Lusitania was sunk by a
German U-boat.
May 23rd Italy declared war on Germany and
Austria.
August 5th The Germans captured Warsaw
from the Russians.
December The Allies started the evacuation of
19th Gallipoli.
1916 February Start of the Battle of Verdun
21st
April 29th British forces surrendered to Turkish
forces at Kut in Mesopotamia
May 31st Battle of Jutland
June 4th Start of the Battle of the Somme
September First use en masse of tanks at the
15th Somme
December Lloyd George becomes British Prime
7th Minister
1917 February 1st Germanys unrestricted submarine
warfare campaign started
April 6th USA declared war on Germany
April 16th France launched an unsuccessful
offensive on the Western Front
July 31st Start of the Third Battle at Ypres
October Battle of Caporetto the Italian
24th Army was heavily defeated
November Britain launched a major offensive
6th on the Western Front
November British tanks won a victory at
20th Cambrai
December Armistice between Germany and
5th Russia signed
December Britain captured Jerusalem from the
9th Turks
1918 March 3rd The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was
signed between Russia and
Germany.

March 21st Germany broke through on the


Somme
March 29th Marshall Foch was appointed Allied
Commander on the Western Front
April 9th Germany started an offensive in
Flanders
July 15th Second Battle of the Marne started.
The start of the collapse of the
German army
August 18th The advance of the Allies was
successful
September Turkish forces collapsed at Megiddo
19th
October 4th Germany asked the Allies for an
armistice
October Germanys navy mutinied
29th
October Turkey made peace
30th