This was the kick-off point of the first world war. He was the heir to the Austro-hungarian throne and was assassinated in Sarjevo in bosnia.
called the great war, because of its magnitude. It was kicked off by the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.
A battle between the German and Russian troops. The battle actually took place closer to Allenstein, it was a decisive German victory.
This battle was an allied victory that stopped the German push for Paris.
This was the first of five battles for the strategic town of Ypres in Belgium. this battle was also called the First Battle of Flanders.
Eight tunnelling companies were created in february 1915 and were operational in march 1915.
this was not the first use of chemical warfare, the french implemented tear gas in August 1914
This was the first time that a former colonial country (Canada) had defeated a major power (Germany)
ANZAC day is a remembrance of the Battle of Gallipoli
The Battle of Loos was a major british offensive on the western front. It marked the frist use of poison gas by the British armies.
The german tactic of this battle was not to take ground but to demolish the french army and their spirit. Verdun was a fitting name given it means meat grinder.
60,000 british soldiers died in the first day.
5000 Australians died in the first day.
A precursor to the third battle of Ypres.
also known as 'The Third Battle of Ypres'
Also known as 'The Battle of Estaires' or 'The Fourth Battle of Ypres'
The Treaty of Versailles was signed to force Germany to give back the land that they had taken over