World War I Timeline

World War I Timeline - April 1917 United States declares...

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Brief World War I Timeline June 28, 1914 Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand July 28, 1914 Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia August 1914 Germany declares war on Russia and France, invades Belgium September 1914 Fighting in SW Africa First trenches built on the Western Front Jan./April 1915 First use of poison gas by Germans in Poland then at Ypres April-Dec. 1915 Battle of Gallipoli Feb.-Dec. 1916 Battle of Verdun July 1916 Battle of the Somme February 1917 Germany declares unrestricted submarine warfare
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Unformatted text preview: April 1917 United States declares war on Germany March 1917 Russian Revolution December 1917 Britain captures Jerusalem March 1918 Treaty of Brest-Litovsk October 1918 Turkey signs an armistice November 1918 Kaiser Wilhelm abdicates; World War I ends June 1919 Treaty of Versailles Note: you are not responsible for memorizing these dates. This is simply an aid for you to follow and understand the important issues and events surrounding the war....
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2010 for the course HIST 20 taught by Professor Idon'tremember during the Spring '08 term at UC Riverside.

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