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Assassination of Franz Ferdinand (June 28, 1914)
The murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand outraged Austria-Hungary. ... AustriaHungary was furious and, with the support of Germany, declared war on Serbia
on July 28. Within days, Germany declared war on Russia, Serbia's ally, and
invaded France through Belgium, prompting Britain to declare war on Germany.
Schlieffen plan (August 7, 1914)
The Schlieffen Plan was the operational plan for a designated attack on
France once Russia, in response to international tension, had begun to
mobilize its forces near the German border. The execution of the
Schlieffen Plan led Britain to declare war on Germany on August 4,
Triple Alliance & Triple entente
By 1914, the three nations of the Triple Alliance, Germany, AustriaHungary, and Italy, faced the three nations of the Triple Entente:
France, Russia, and Great Britain. The spark that would ignite a war fire
was about to ignite.
Battle of Marne (September 6, 1914)
First Battle of the Marne (September 6-12, 1914), an offensive during
World War I by the French Army and the British Expeditionary Force
(BEF) against the Germans who had invaded Belgium and north-eastern
France and were at less than 30 miles (48 km) from Paris.
Red Baron
Manfred von Richton was Germany's most famous combat ace of the
First World War. Richton was nicknamed the 'Red Baron' and officially
shot down 80 Allied aircraft, more than any other pilot during World
War I. ... British pilots also called him the 'Red Knight' in recognition of
his nobility.
Battle of Somme (July 1, 1916)
The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was a
World War I battle waged by the armies of the British Empire and the
French Third Republic against the German Empire. It took place
between July 1 and November 18, 1916 on both sides of the upper
Somme river in France.
Treaty of Versailles (June 28, 1919)
The Versailles Treaty was the most important of the peace treaties that
ended the First World War. The Treaty ended the state of war between
Germany and the allied powers. signed on June 28, 1919 at Versailles.
Of the many provisions of the treaty, one of the most important and
controversial required "Germany [to] accept the responsibility of
Germany and its allies to cause all loss and damage" during the war
League of Nations (January 10, 1920)
The League of Nations was an international organization, based in
Geneva, Switzerland, created after World War I to provide a forum for
resolving international disputes. It was an international organization
founded after the 1919 Paris Peace Conference. The League's goals
included disarmament, preventing war through collective security,
resolving disputes between countries through negotiating diplomacy,
and improving global well-being.
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