World War 1

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World War 1

The Begining of the WWI

On the 28th June 1914, one shot sparked a world war.That cost the lives of over 9 million men.This was the beginig of "the War to end all Wars".

July 1914On the 28th, unhappy at Serbia's response, Austro-Hungary declares war on Serbia.On the 29th, do to her Alliance,Russia mobilises to support Serbia.On the 30th, Russia ordered general mobilization against Germany.German Chancellor Bethmann-Hollweg waited until the 31st for an appropriate response, when Germany declared a "state of danger of war."

June 1914Serb student, Gavrilo Princip shoots Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinad and his wife.The assassination led to a month of diplomatic manoeuvring between Austria-Hungary, Germany, Russia, France and Britain, called the July Crisis.

August 1914On the 1st due to the alliances, Germany declares war on Russia.On the 3rd Germany declared war on France.On the 4th Germany invaded Belgium with the Schlieffen Plan and Britain declares war on Germany.On the 5th Austro-Hungary declares war on Russia.On 12th France and Britain declares war on Austro-Hungary.

Weapons and Technology Cannons were positioned in the front line and fired directly at their targets.Few war casualties were caused by gas, as effective countermeasures to gas attacks were quickly created, such as gas masks.Germany deployed U-boats after the war began.Fixed-wing aircraft were initially used for reconnaissance and ground attack.



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