The First World War notes

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  • The First World War
    • Major events
      • Battle of Ypres
      • Battle of the Somme
      • 1916 Lloyd George become PM
      • Western front
      • Treaty of Versaille
    • How it started
      • Assasination of the Archduke Ferdinand
      • A broken treaty/agreement
    • Army
      • Britain only had 6 divisions, compared to France's 66.
      • Haldane's reforms
      • General Douglas Haig - director of military training
      • General Henry Wilson - director of military operations
    • Navy
      • Convoy of battle ships and battlecruisers built up
      • Built up to defend via Britains seas
      • Briatian wanted a lerger navy than the advancing German navy and so were involved in the 'Navy Race'
    • Warfare techniques
      • Zepplins
      • Trench warfare -emphasis on defense
      • Adapted techniques from what they learnt from the Boer War
    • Countries involved
      • Allies
        • Great Britain
        • France
        • Russia
        • +27 allied and associated countries
      • Axis
        • Germany
        • Austria-Hungry
        • Bulgaria
        • Turkey

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