The Daily Chronicle

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World War I

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The Daily Chronicle

By:Garrett Becker

By: Garrett Becker

Innovations in Warfare!World War 1 has become a very industrialized war. Weapons are able to be mass produced to fit the needs of the armies. Germans have a new war vessel knows as the "U-Boat." The U-Boat is an naval vessel capable of submerging under the water for a suprise attack from below. New weapons being created are Heavy machine guns as well as long-range artillery. These guns are capable of firing rapidly with virtually no interuptions. These guns have increaed the amount of bloodshed on the battle field due to its high power and seemingly endless amounts of bullets. Airplanes are another invntion that have reacked havoc in the world above. As well as U-Boats and Airlanes being invented. Tanks are Heavily armored land vehicles with a canon at the end used to cut over barbed wire and defenses for infantry to come in.

Mobilization In EuropeAttempts to persuade Austria-Hungary to negotiate with serbia were useless. Russia mobilizies its troops to the german border and the austria hungary border. Germany declares france on Russia and France to help out austria-hungary. Upon declaring war on france, beligum became a important location between france and germany but after a treaty the great europian nations agred not to make war with belgium, so germany sent troops into beligum, later that day britian declares war on germany. Germany had considered the treaty a "Scrap of paper" and thus continued to march into belgium.

The Balkan "Powder Keg"Assassination of archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife. June 28th, 1914. Serbian nationalist groups have made many threats against the lives of the royal house members but never have they acted on it til today. Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip shot the archduke and his wife as they were traveling in the open automobile. It is a tragic day for Austria-Hungary. They vow to get revnge on the serbs. Austria- Hungary has sent an ultimatum to the Serbian government. upon listening to the demands made Serbia aggreed to all except one. Now the ultimatum has expired july 28th, war is about to be waged from the austria-hungary to the serbian government. Austro hungarian leaders expect a quick victory

The Daily Chronicle

Early Years of WarGermany launches full scale assault on france into a neautral belgium. German troops have reached the marne river near paris but french and british troops were able to hold them off and save paris. this succes may change the nature of this war. Germanys hope for a quick victory was destroyed. Russian troops mobilize on the eastern front and plan to take germany on in tannenberg. Russians suffer a humiliating defeat with over 90,000 prisoners taken while germany suffered less then 15,000 losses. Germany launches an offense into russian poland. Though russia had a huge army is didnt have enough munitions to properly equip its soldiers. Great britian and france planned to force their way through the dardanelles so they could capture constantinople and remove the ottoman empire from the war. after heavy casulites and eight long months great britian and france withdrew from the dardanelles and ened it with a stale mate

By: Garrett Becker

By: Garrett Becker


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