Battle that turned back the Germans in France, 1914
German general who won crushing victories on the Eastern front
British failure to open connection through Turkey to Russia
Key to success in the home front
Example of unrestricted submarine warfare
An important civilian wartime planner
Only major naval battle of WWI f
Commander in chief of Allied Forces, 1918
Treaty where Russia dropped out of the war
Battle with massive casualties and little direct result
English name Francis Ferdinand. 1863--1914, archduke of Austria; heir apparent of Franz Josef I. His assassination contributed to the outbreak of World War I
(esp in the 19th century) the movement for the union of the Slavic peoples, esp under the hegemony of tsarist Russia
an accepted or professed rule of action or conduct
was a German historian best known for his analysis of the causes of World War I.
a city in and the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the central part: assassination of the Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand here June 28, 1914, was the final event that precipitated World War I. 448,519.
was the German General Staff's early 20th century overall strategic plan for victory in a possible future war where it might find itself fighting on two fronts: France to the west and Russia to the east. The First World War later became such a war with both a Western Front and an Eastern Front.
a group of Sicilian blackmailers and terrorists formed in the 1870s and operating in the US in the early 20th century
Moroccan Crisis of 1905
was the international crisis over the international status of Morocco between March 1905 and May 1906. Germany resented France's increasing dominance of Morocco, and insisted on an open door policy that would allow German business access to its market.
Friedrich von Bernhardi
was a Prussian general and military historian. He was one of the best-selling authors prior to World War I. A militarist, he is perhaps best known for his bellicose book Deutschland und der Nächste Krieg (Germany and the Next War), printed in 1911. He advocated a policy of ruthless aggression and complete disregard of treaties and regarded war as a "divine business".
brought shaky British-Russian relations to the forefront by solidifying boundaries that identified respective control in Persia, Afghanistan, and Tibet. This agreement seemingly ended a long-standing struggle for power that had gone on at the expense of lesser-developed regions throughout Central Asia.
Annexed Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1908
Austria-Hungary's main ally in 1914
Austria-Hungary declared war on this country on July 18, 1914
Serbia's chief baker in 1914
Lost by France in Franco-Prussian war of 1870-1871
First country invaded by Germany in 1914
Completed an entente with Russia in 1914
Supported its ally Russia in 1914
Member of Triple Alliance that did not enter the war in 1914 `
Germany challenged French control over this overseas territory