What I know and what I want know about World War 1 (Australia fought in…
What I know and what I want know about World War 1
Europe went into war in 1914
France, Britain and Russia became an alliance
Germany made alliance with Italy and Austro-Hungary
Sarajevo who was heir to the Austro Hungary throne was assassinated by a 19 year old.
Austro-Hungary declares war
Germany declares war to Russia
Germany declares war on France (6,000,000 men mobilised)
What is the Schieffen Plan?
USA had no desire to get tangled with Europe's war
Britain declares war (August 1914)
16 million casualties
The war killed 7 million civilians and 10 million military personnel
French casualties estimated 329,000 in the first wave
German casualties estimated 256,000 in the first wave
The War at Sea - Britain won the war at the sea as they have the most powerful navy team
What kind of weapons did they have?
The Eastern Front (1914): Russia invade east Russia
Why did the Russians go to war with each other?
Ottoman Empire goes to war with Russia
German troops crossed into British East Africa and parts of Africa
Japan has a treaty with Britain and goes to war
Australia fought in Gallipoli, Sinai, Palestine, Somme and Fromelles