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Unformatted text preview: World War I 07/11/2007 12:01:00 ← War breaks out • Austria-Hungry & Germany VS. Russia, Serbia, & France • People excited about going to war • Expected war to last about a year ← ← Von Schlieffen Plan • German plan for war • Attack France where it is weakest first, along its border with Belgium • Belgium refuses free passage for Germany, says they will fight them if they do • Germans still proceed to march through Belgium ← ← Western Front • Battle between France and Germany • Very violent and deadly • Trench warfare • Germans were struggling ← ← Germans vs. Russian • Germans had 10x more railroads than Russians • Germany was succeeding here, unlike in the west • Treaty between the two pulls Russia out of the war • Germany is given a large chunk of Russia ← ← 1918 • U.S. enters war • Lusitania o Cruise ship carrying American citizens and weapons...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Rolphs during the Fall '07 term at Loyola Marymount.
- Fall '07
- World War I