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THE FIRST WORLD WAR

The Outbreak of War

Austria asked Germany for help
Germany agreed to help Austria
Austria sent Serbia an ultimatum
Russia said they will help Serbia
Serbia refused to agree to Austria's demands
Russia prepared to mobilize
AUSTRIA DECLARED WAR ON SERBIA
Russia mobilized
GERMANY DECLARED WAR…

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from the front; as it was July/August, the Germans were slow as they were wearing wool and carrying
60kg on their backs; Belgium slowed down Germany and nobody thought Britain would come to the aid
of Belgium (Treaty of London), but they did come, and fought at the Battle of…

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German trenches were more developed and they had dugouts with properly constructed beds whereas
the British slept in fox holes in the side of a trench. Soldiers were forbidden to take off their boots in
case of a sudden attack and in the rain-soaked trenches; soldiers often developed trench-foot, a…

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Tanks

Tanks were developed in the First World War as vehicles because cars could not drive on to the
battlefields. Tanks had a tread so they were able to go over no man's land easily as the tread meant the
tank could go over holes, through barbed wire and over…

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