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World War 1!!! T[1][1]

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World War 1!!! T[1][1]

  1. 1. World War 1!!! T.T Andrew Chun Pd-3 U.S. History
  2. 2. Trenches • Trenches were greatly used in World War one for shelter and protection.
  3. 3. Tanks • First war to use tanks. This was the beginning of new technology in war. The tanks were barely used because they were inefficient. it would usually sink in the ocean, but when it gets on land, it was a massive weapon used.
  4. 4. The treaty of Versailles • This was significant because it was the treaty that finally ended the world war 1.
  5. 5. chlorine & mustard gas • These are German people wearing mask to protect themselves from chlorine & mustard gas. World War 1 was the first war to use chlorine & mustard gas.
  6. 6. Lusitania • Lusitania was the beginning of why the United States joined world war one in the first place. This caused people in the U.S. to be furious at the Germans because 128 americans were killed on the ship.
  7. 7. The Battle of Verdun • The Battle of Verdun was one of the most critical battles on the Western Front. It was fought between the German and French. It is also remembered as the battlefield with the highest density of dead per square yard.
  8. 8. Battle of Ypres • The first Battle of Ypres took place between October 30 to November 24, 1914. British, French and Belgian troops were outnumbered by the Germans who were trying to get to the English Channel. The Allies won the battle after 34 days of fighting. This was the starting of the trench warfare on the western front.
  9. 9. The Battle of Somme The first day was a complete disaster for the British. 20,000 British troops were killed on the first day and nearly another 40,000 were taken prisoner or badly wounded that they were unfit for service the next day.The aim of the British attack was to break through the German lines and defeat the German army. It was also hoped that this attack would help the French army which had been under a strong German attack at Verdun. The first Battle of the Somme was the bloodiest and most costly unsuccessful Allied offensive on the Western Front during World War I
  10. 10. Archduke Franz Ferdinand • The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand began the whole world war 1.
  11. 11. Airplanes • World War 1 was the first used of mass airplanes.

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