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WW1 TIMELINE (LEA, BEN, LARRY)
9 months ago
Germany signed an agreement to stop fighting with the Allies ( Britain, France, Russia, Italy, The united states ) – the official date of the end of World War I.
There was a peace conference at Paris
the treaty of Versailles ( The Most Important Peace Treaty in World War I ) was signed.
Archduke of Austria-Hungary Assassinated
Germany promises to back Austria-Hungary
Austria - Hungary issues an ultimatum to Serbia, threatening Serbia of war, Serbia refused 2 days later
Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
Following its alliance Russia mobilises for war to aid Serbia
Germany declares war on Russia in promise to aid Austria - Hungary.
Germany invades Belgium, beginning the war.
The battle of the Aisne in France begins, marking the beginning of trench warfare.
A German submarine sinks the British passenger ship, killing thousands of passengers including 128 Americans, causing America to join in on the fight in.
Battle of Verdun, the war's longest battle, with almost a million deaths.
End of the Battle of verdun
Russia signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, ending battles with the Central Powers and withdrawing Russia from this war.
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