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WW1

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What date did WW1 start? 1914
What date did WW1 end? 1918
How many Australians died during WW1? Over 60,000
WW1 is also known as the _______ war. WW1 could also be known as the great war or the war to end all wars.
What do we call the day we celebrate each year to mark the end of WW1? We call this day remembrance day, which this year (2018) will be the 100th year of remembrance or 100 years after WW1.
What date is Remembrance day celebrated on each year? 11 November.
Who was assassinated in 1914 that lead to the beginning of WW1? The prince of Austria Hungary, Possibly killed by Siberians living in Austria Hungary at the time.
Where is Victoria’s main memorial site and what is it called? The Shrine. In Melbourne.
What date was the assassination? 28th of June 1914
Who assassinated the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne? Gavrilo Princip.
Why was europe described as a “powder keg waiting for a spark to ignite an explosion’ in 1914? This was expressed like that as technology was far more advanced and it seemed some countries wanted to try out some new gear.
Why are alliances good? They are good for a number of reasons, one being New Frontiers a great way to end a stalemate.
In 1914 why was there so much tension in the Balkans? Which countries had the biggest problem with each other? There was lots of tension for one, only recently had the second Balkan war ended. Russia and the Ottoman empire were very against each other.
What does an ultimatum mean? Do this or This will happen.
What gave Austria an excuse to declare war on Serbia? After the killing of Franz Ferdinand, Austria Hungary thought it was the doing of Serbia, so they sent a list of impossible demands and when Serbia refused they declared war.
On what date did Britain enter the war? Why did they enter the war? The British entered the war after the attack on Belgium a neutral country. This was on 4th of August 1914.
Who was apart of the central powers? Germany, Austria Hungary, Ottoman Empire and other frontier forces.
Who was apart of the Allies? France, Russia, Serbia, UK, America, Commonwealth Nations, and other smaller nations.
Who was germany fighting on the Western front? France, Belgium, UK and later American forces.
Who was Germany fighting on the Eastern front? Russia
What is a u-boat? A U-boat is a German Submarine
What type of gas was used throughout WW1? Chlorine Gas, Mustard Gas.
Who won the war? The Allies won the war after defeating the central powers on all fronts of the war.
What is a pacifist? A pacifist will try make peace.
Created by: JimLee