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Baron Manfred von Richtho fen
German fighter pilot known as the "Red Baron"; most successful flying ace during World War I
Sergeant Alvin York
received Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a machine gun nest; killing 28 German soldiers and capturing 132 others
a boat that was sunk by a German submarine in the Atlantic in May 1915.... over a thousand people died
The Zimmerman Telegram
a 1917 proposal from Germany to Mexico to make war against the US, Mexico ignored it but US became angry
World War I
also known as the "Great War", contained central, allied powers fighting, while others remained neutral
Austria- Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire; nations who fought against allied powers... to remember: (G-A-B-O)
worked together against central powers; including Britain, France, Italy, Portugal, Africa, Greece, Albania, Romania
Battle of Belleau Wood
June 1, 1918- June 26, 1918, battle between the U.S. and Germans... fought near the Marne River in France
Battle of the Argonne Forest
September 26, 1918- November 11, 1918, a part of the final allied offensive of WWI, stretched along the entire western front
Battle of Ypres
October 19, 1914- November 22, 1914, First World War battle fought in western Belgium
Battle of Verdun
February 21, 1916- December 18, 1916, major battle at Western Front on hilly terrain... between the German and French armies
Battle of the Somme
July 1, 1916- November 13, 1916, major battle of WWI between the British and German in Northern France. More than a million men both sides were killed or wounded
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