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BRITAIN AND WW1…read more

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1914
28TH JUNE ­ ASSASSINATION OF FRANZ-FERDENARD AND RUSSIA
DECLARED WAR ON AUSTRIA/HUNGARY WHO DECLARED WAR ON
SERBIA
THE SCHLIEFFEN PLAN
1ST AUGUST ­ GERMANY DECLARED WAR ON RUSSIA AND INVADED
BELGIUM…read more

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1914
4TH AUGUST ­ BRITAIN DECLARED WAR ON GERMANY DUR TO THE 1839
TREATY WITH BELGIUM
8TH AUGUST ­ DORA (DEFENCE OF THE REALM ACT) SET UP ­ GAVE GOVT.
WIDE RANGING POWERS, COULD TAKE CONTROL OF INDUSTRIES AS WELL AS
PUB OPENING HOURS23RD AUGUST ­ BATTLE OF MONS ­ DELAYED GERMANS
6TH TO 10TH SEPTEMBER ­ 1ST BATTLE OF MARNE
OCTOBER ­ RACE TO THE SEA
NOVEMBER ­ IN DEADLOCK…read more

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1915
MUNITIONS CRISIS ­ SHORTAGE OF SHELLS
9TH MAY ­ FAILURE AT AUBEAR RIDGE ­ NEW MINISTER OF MINISTERS…read more

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1916
1ST JULY ­ 18TH NOVEMBER ­ THE BATTLE OF SOMME ­ AIMED TO RELIEVE
THE FRENCH AT VERDUN AND WANTED BLOODSHED, GERMANY COULD NOT
PUT IN ANYMORE MAN POWER (13MILLION), 60,000 WERE KILLED AND WOUNDED
ON THE 1ST DAY (BRITISH) AND LAND GAINS WERE MINIMAL WITH NO
BREAKTHROUGH .…read more

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1917
GERMANS WERE SINKING SHIPS IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC ­ MOSTLY
AMERICAN
APRIL ­ US ENTERED THE WAR
JULY ­ NOVEMBER ­ 3RD BATLLE OF YPRES (PASSCHENDALE) ­ 200,000-40,000
CASUALTIES ON EACH SIDE…read more

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