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Filling out forms, receiving medical examinations, and 'taking the King's shilling' before returning home and receiving instructions.
First Battle of the Marne
1914 battle on the Western Front with France against Germany, resulting in a French victory.
Battle of Tannenberg
Battle on the Eastern Front with Russia against Germany, resulting in a German victory.
Battle of Galicia
Battle on the Eastern Front with Russia against Austria-Hungary, resulting in a Russian victory.
Battle of Verdun
1916 battle on the Western Front with France against Germany, resulting in a stalemate.
Battle of Gallipoli
Battle at the Middle Eastern Theater with Britain and France against the Ottoman Empire, resulting in an Ottoman victory.
Second Battle of the Marne
Battle on the Western Front with France, Britain, United States, and Italy against Germany, resulting in an allied victory.
Battle of Somme
Battle on the Western Front with Britain and France against Germany, with an indecisive result.
Morning ritual where both sides would relieve tension with machine gun fire or shelling and small arms fire, directed at no particular target.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Archduke of Austria and heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne before World War I.
Diplomatic proposal from the German Empire to Mexico to make war against the United States.
Paris Peace Conference
1919 conference of Allied victors to discuss dealing with Germany and the other defeated nations.
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty ending war between Germany and the Allied powers, assigning blame to Germany in Article 231.
Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Austria, Hungary
8 new countries in Europe.
A toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs.
A toxic war gas that acts as a choking agent, searing the lining of the respiratory tract.
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