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August 4th. Britain Declared War on Germany.
August, Schlieffen Plan defeated. Frances plan to take revenge on Germany and take back the two provinces they lost. The plan was reffered to as Plan 17.
Zeppelin Attacks on Britain. First casualities in Briatain when two German Zeppelins drop bombs on the eastern coast of Britain
April 22nd, 1915. First Gas Attacks used in the war. Attacked the Western Front.
May 7th, 1915. Lusitania sunk by German U-Boats.
Feb 9th, 1916. The Drafting for soldiers began in Britain. All men between the ages of 18 and 41.
21st Feb, 1916. The battle of verdun took place. This was the largest and longest battle of WW1. From feb 21st - December 18.
Sept 15, 1916. This was the first time tanks were used in WW1. They had never been used before hand.
Apr 6th, 1917. America declares war on Germany.
October 12th, 1917. The first battle of Passchendaele takes place. It happened on the western front.
28th October 1918. The German Fleets mutinies.
November 9th, 1918. The Kaiser - this refers to 'Emperor' in German - Abdicates.
November 11th 1918. Germany has lost the war. Armistice. This is the end of the 4 year war called World War 1.
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