10.23 - Modern warfare I Conventional interpretation of the...

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Modern warfare I Conventional interpretation of the origins of the First World War o Germany’s unification Allied with Austria/hungary and italy Tried to keep good relations with france o German – French conflict 1890s William II Bismark was too moderate o The restlessness of William II o Britain allied with Japan o The formation of two rival bloc The triple alliance (Austria hungary, Germany and italy) vs. the triple entente Britain france Russia) o The confrontation of the two blocs was exacerbated by the situation of the Balkans Ruled by the ottoman empire Balkans fought for independence and were successful Austria hungary wanted the balkans under their control o 1914 - A Serbian assassin killed the heir to the Austrian and Hungarian thrones Austria hungary declaired war on Serbia and that’s all she wrote o The war How the war was fought – conditions that determined o Weapons and the military from the 15 th and to the 17 th century
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course HST 106 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '09 term at Oregon State.

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