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World War 1 1914-1918 In Europe

Updated on June 4, 2013


The Great War Begins

On 28th of June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand was Shot and killed in Sarajevo, Bosnia a part of Austria Hungary since 1908 although Neighboring country Serbia claimed Bosnia as its own.

Austria Hungary Blamed the assassination of Ferdinand on Serbia and Declared war on July 28th.

This was the beginning of the third Balkans war within the space of two years but it was to prove to be the beginning of war on a much larger scale because Russia supported Serbia, Germany Supported Austria Hungary and France Supported Russia.

On the 4Th of August 1914 Germany invaded Neutral Belgium on their way to France, intending to knock out France before turning their attentions to Russia.

Britain having promised Belgium that they would defend their neutrality declared war on Germany signaling the outbreak of World War One.

This is an index of various articles written on Hubpages about World War One.

The Schlieffen Plan

Trench Warfare

Christmas in no mans land


American Soldiers in the Trenches

World War One On Hubpages

There were many factors that led to the outbreak of war in 1914 the causes of the war can be traced back 31 years before the war. Although World war 1 didn't start until 1914 political movements that led to...Build up to World War 1

The Schlieffen Plan In 1905, 9 years before the start of World War 1,Alfred Graf Von Schlieffen devised a plan for the invasion of France through Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg. This became known as the... world war 1 The Schlieffen plan

The Western Front during World War 1 stretched from the North Sea to the Swiss Frontier with France. Both sides dug themselves in ending any possible chance of a quick war; this caused a stalemate, which was...World War 1 Trench Warfare

Apart from dodging bullets and avoiding death from enemy shells, there was a daily routine in the trenches of World War 1. It started 1 hour before dawn with the morning "stand to" the men were roused from...World war 1 A Day in the Trenches

Soldiers fought and Soldiers Died, some lived through World War One, others lived but were disabled for the rest of their lives, everyone who fought in the Trenches and lived had lost close friends or family...World War 1 Trench Living

The German Army (The Axis) In 1914 at the Outbreak of World War 1, the German Army was the strongest in Europe; Germany knew that war was immanent and had been preparing for many years before The Great War...World War 1 Weapons

The year is 1914 and World war 1 has been going on for 4 months,soldiers from Germany and Britain, living in mud filled trenches suffering from the cold weather,the chill of the icy rain pouring down on them...World War 1 Christmas in the Trenches

On 19th February 1915, British naval ships attacked Turkish forts at the Dardanelles; they started with a long-range bombardment followed by heavy fire at closer range. This forced the Turks to retreat...World War 1 Gallipoli

America was a reluctant to participate in World War 1, in fact in august 1914 when the war broke out in Europe; President Woodrow Wilson issued a declaration of neutrality. Preferring to remain isolated...World War 1 America Declares War on Germany

Before the outbreak of World War One in 1914 a woman's role in the workplace was quite restricted, jobs for women consisted mainly of domestic labor, nursing, teaching, and agriculture if their family owned a...World War One Women At War

From the first gunshot fired in anger in 1914 until the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month in 1918, The Great War took its toll on human life. Of the 65 million men who fought in World War 1: ...World War 1 The Cost of War

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1917, World War 1 came to an end.The Armistice agreement had been signed and Europe was at last learning to live in Peace. Since that fateful day in 1917,...Veterans Day


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