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Key dates of World War One
This timeline illustrtates the major events during the First World War.
31 Oct 2017
The assassination of the archduke François Ferdinand
The assassination of Jean Jaurès
Germany declared war to France
The bloodiest day for France. Frnace lost more than 1.3 million of soldiers
The first battle of the Marne.
First time that the toxic gas was used during the battles.
The Lusitania was torpedoed by the German side.It was a British boat.Almost 2000 people died.
The battle of Verdun took place in France.
The battle of the Somme took place.In just one day, the Bristih army lost 20 000 soldiers.It was one of the most important battle during World War One. The poppy represents a soldier.
The United States are now part of the conflict.
The battle of the chemin des dames.
The signature of the armistice.
The signature of the treaty of Versailles in the "gallerie des glaces" of the Chateau de Versailles.
T.Woodrow Wilson was the President of the United States.
Raymond Poincaré was the French President.
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