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World War One
An EXTREMELY brief history of some of the main points of the Great War.
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Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie of Austria-Hungary are assasinated
Germany fails to invade France at the First Battle of Marne
Trench warfare becomes the most efficient style of battle
Trench warfare is common practice
Russia, Great Britain, and France use trench warfare to hold off German troops during the First Battle of Ypres
The Lusitania is torpedoed by a german submarine
Amarica declares war on the German Empire
Russia backs out of the war
Two of the biggest central powers' leaders abdicate their thrones
The League of Nations is announced
The Treaty of Versailles is signed, and WWI is officially over.
First dogfights happen.
The Red Baron is shot down
Second Battle of Ypres
Battle of Verdun
The Battle of the Somme
The Allies push hard, forcing Central troops back.
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