Timeline of WW1

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The assassination of Franz Ferdinand

June 28, 1914

On June 28th, Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie had already survived one assassination attempt. Unfortunately, after they returned from their journey to visit the injured from the attack, their driver took a turn which then lead to the assassin who shot and killed them.

Start of WW1

July 28, 1914

Britain declares war

August 4, 1914

The battle of the frontiers

August 14, 1914 - August 24, 1914

Unofficial Christmas truce

December 24, 1914 - December 25, 1914

The zeppelin air raid on Britain

January 19, 1915

Dardenelles/ Gallipoli campaign begins

April 25, 1915 - January 9, 1916

The battle of Verdun

February 21, 1916

Battle of Somme

July 1, 1916

Recoverey of France and Germany by the allies

October 15, 1918

Happened at around mid October

The end of WW1

November 11, 1918

The treaty of Versailles is signed

June 28, 1919