Facts about ww1
The United States entered the war on April 6, 1917. 8 million soldiers died in WW1 and 21 million were Depressingly injured. 65 million troops were mobilized during the war, 8 million troops Sadly died and 21 million troops were wounded. 58,000 British soldiers were lost on the first day at the Battle of the Somme.
How Did WW1 Start???
World War I, also known as the Great War, began in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. His murder Started into a war across Europe that lasted until 1918.
The year that the great first world war started on
28th July 1914 – 11th November 1918
The first German serviceman killed in the war was killed by the Japanese. The first American serviceman killed was killed by the Russians. Over 100,000 Allied bomber crewmen were killed over Europe. More US servicemen died in the Air Corps that the Marine Corps.
How many months did WWI last?
World War 1 lasted for 4 years, 3 months and 1 week.
Archduke Francis Ferdinand is assassinated. Germany invades Luxembourg and Belgium. France invades Alsace. British forces arrive in France. Nations allied against Germany were eventually to include Great Britain, Russia, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Rhodesia, Romania, Greece, France, Belgium, United States, Canada, Serbia, India, Portugal, Montenegro, and Poland. Austria-Hungary invades Russia. September 9, 1914
Allied forces halt German advance into France during First Battle of the Marne. February 18, 1915
Germany begins naval blockade of Great Britain. April 25, 1915
Allied forces land on the Gallipoli Peninsula of the Ottoman Empire. German submarine sinks the passenger liner Lusitania during crossing from New York to Liverpool, England, killing 128 Americans. Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary. Germany begins the attack on Verdun. Naval Battle of Jutland takes place between British and German fleets. Battle of Verdun ends with 550,000 French and 450,000 German casualties. February 1, 1917
Germany returns to unrestricted submarine warfare halted after the sinking of the Lusitania. February 3, 1917
United States severs diplomatic relations with Germany. April 6, 1917
The United States declares war on Germany. General John J. Pershing, newly selected commander of the American Expeditionary Forces, arrives in England with his staff. American combat forces arrive in France. Russia signs armistice with Germany. President Woodrow Wilson presents to Congress his outline of Fourteen Points required for peace. The Stars and Stripes begins publication with a first issue of one thousand copies. Second Lieutenant Guy T. Viskniskki is the first managing editor of the newspaper. Russia signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany. Germany begins its final offensive of the war. American women recruited to serve as bilingual telephone operators for the AEF arrive in Europe. United States forces are victorious in the Battle of Cantigny, the first independent American operation. American forces stop German attempt to cross the Marne River at Chateau-Thierry. The Stars and Stripes suspends the Sporting Page. American First Army attacks St. Mihiel salient. Allied forces begin the attack at Meusse Argonne, the final offensive of the war. Germany signs the Armistice at Compiègne, ending World War I.
How Many Lives where Lost?
The lives Sadly lost where 20 Million deaths.