End of the War

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The Allies

1917

In 1917 had not been a good one for the Allies.

Victory

1917

The main factor that pushed the Allies to victory was the entry of the United State into the war in 1917.

Victory

1918

David Lloyd George prime minister of Great Britain, had won a decisive victory in elections in December 1918. His platform was to make the Germans pay.

German Attack

1918

The German attack was launched in March 1918.

German troops

1918

By April the German troops were within about 50 miles of Paris

War was lost

1918

On September 29, 1918, General Ludendorff informed German leaders that the war was lost.

League of Nations

1919

On January 25, 1919 the conference accepted the idea of a League of Nations.

Settlement of the Great War

1919

In 1919, representatives of 27 victorious Allied Nations met in Paris to make a final settlement of the Great War.

Treaty

1919

The Treaty of Versailles with Germany, signed at Versailles near Paris on June,28 1919.