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What year was the battle of Jutland?
1916
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When did the battle take place?
31st May 1916
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Who was in charge of the British in this battle?
Admiral Jelicoe
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Who was in charge of the Germans in the battle?
Von Scheer
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How many British were killed?
6000
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How many Germans were killed?
2500
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What was the schlieffen plan?
The plan for war for the Germans
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What did the schlieffen plan consist of?
To attack through france before Russia could mobilise (which they thought would take six weeks). Then turn back and defeat Russia.
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Why did the Schlieffen plan go wrong?
It took Russia 8 days to mobilise. Germany had to fight on two fronts (France + Russia). Belgium refused to let Germany through so they had to use force to get through, bringing the BEF into action.
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What battle came of the failure of the Schlieffen plan
The battle of mons
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What years did the Boer war take place?
1899 - 1902
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What years did the First Morrocan crisis take place?
1905 - 1906
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What years did the Second Morrocan crisis take place?
1911 - also known as the Agadir crisis
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What did the daily telegraph article from 1908 say?
The Kaiser said the British were mad and the Germans hated them
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What year did the annexing of Bosnia take place?
1908
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Who annexed Bosnia?
Austria-Hungary
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What happened in the Dreadnought crisis of 1909?
The British public became scared of the power of the Germany navy and ordered 8 more British ships be built
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Why was the Kaiser embaressed after Agadir?
The allies forced him to back down even though he sent a panther with him
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What year did the Balkan war take place
1912 - 1913
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Why was Franz Ferdinand shot?
The Serbians were angry of Austria hungary for annexing Bosnia - Franz Ferdinand was the heir to the throne - a big target
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What was the blank cheque?
A promise of support from Germany for Austria in a war against Russia if Russia supports Serbia, the country Austria Hungary are going to declare war on
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When did Austria Hungary send an ultimatum?
July 23rd
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Who was first to declare war?
Austria Hungary on Serbia - July 28th
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How many soldiers died on the first day of the somme?
20,000
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How many soldiers injured on the first day of the somme?
40,000
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When did the battle of the somme start?
1st July 1916
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When did the battle of the somme start?
November 2016
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How many British soldiers injured in total in the battle of the somme?
420,000
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What did the battle of the somme start with?
A weeklong bombardment of the German trenches
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How many German soldiers injured in total in the battle of the somme?
500,000
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What was the aim of the Battle of the somme?
To relieve the French Army fighting at Verdun and to weaken the German Army
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What was acheived from a Brtitish point of view in the battle of the somme?
n 141 days the British had advanced just seven miles and failed to break the German defence
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What happened to the Germans at the end of the battle of the somme?
They suffered heavy losses, and in March 1917, the Germans made a strategic retreat to the Hindenburg line
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What was the gallipoli campaign?
A failed attack to take over the sea route from Europe to Russia during World War I.
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When did the naval attack take place on the dardenelles straight in the Galipoli campaign?
February-March 1915
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When did the land invasion begin to take place in the battle of galipoli?
April 25th 1915
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Why did the galipoli attack fail?
lack of knowledge - used a tourist map. Lack of knowledge on the terrain - didn't know of the hills in the area. Didnt syncronise watches so the attack took place at different times. The allies were always below the opposition. Poor planning overall.
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When did evacuation of soldiers from the battle of Galipoli begin to happen?
December 1915
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How many soldiers did the Germans have in the battle of Tannenburg?
166,000
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How many soldiers did the Russians have in the battle of Tannenburg?
206,000
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Who won the battle of Tannenburg?
Germany defeated Russia easily through superior planning
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Why did Russia leave WW1?
Tsar Nicholas got overthrown, a group of Communists called the Bolsheviks overthrew the government in November 1917 and created a Communist government and concentrated on creating a communist empire
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What was the treaty of Brest Litosvk?
A treaty signed by Germany, giving Germany the territory of Ukraine, Finland and Polish and Baltic territories. Germany on the other hand had to remove their army from Russian lands.
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What was the Naval Blockade?
A blockade put in place by the British to help starve the Germans of Supplies throughout and after the war
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In what years was the naval blockade in place?
1914 - 1919
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How many American troops entered the war?
250,000
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What was the point of the Ludendorff offensive?
One last big push for the Germans to end the war, before the Americans came in to help the allies
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What was the treaty of Versailles?
A peace treaty at the end of the war
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When was the treaty of versailles signed?
It was signed on 28 June 1919
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