All Quiet On The Western Front/ WW1

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Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

06/28/1914

Germany invades Belgium

08/04/1914

First Zeppelin raid on Britain

01/19/1915

Death of Kemmerich

03/01/1915

Paul tries to comfort Kemmerich, but cannot. Kemmerich cries all the way into his death. Paul gives Müller the boots.

Italy declares war on Germany and Austria

05/23/1915

Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary, entering World War I on the side of the Allies—Britain, France and Russia.

Shelling attack upon the Second Company

10/01/1915

Battle of Verdun

02/21/1916

The French held their line against a German offensive until December of the same year, during the longest battle of the war

Battle of Somme

07/01/1916

A disastrous Allied offensive at the Somme, where Allied casualties numbered in the millions.

First use of tanks

09/15/1916

they were slow and subjected to mechanical errors

Paul returns home

01/01/1917

He returns home on a short leave, but home doesn't feel like it used too. He is constantly thinking about things that happened in the war

U.S. enters the war

04/06/1917

U.S. enters the war to help aid

Britain launched major offensive on Western Front

11/06/1917

Demise of Kat

09/01/1918

It is summer of 1918. Paul and Kat are on a mission. Kat is shot in the shin; Paul carries him hurriedly for miles, only to discover that, when he reaches the triage area, Kat has been hit in the head along the way

Paul inhales the poison gas

10/01/1918

Inhales the gas and is only person left alive out of the group of classmates

Death of Paul

10/18/1918

He is found looking calm. And as if he was relieved to die.

End of war

11/11/1918

End of the war. Armistice was signed to officially end things