WWI additional photos

1914 .

During  June of 1914 the Archduke of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire was assassinated by a young Bosnian Serb with a pistol . Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia . Russia , Serbia’s  ally ,  mobilized her armies . Germany , Austria-Hungary’s ally , invaded neutral Belgium in order to implement a preconceived plan to attack France .  Britain , France’s ally ,  jumped in . Japan , an ally of Britain, declared war . Allies honored alliances and soon a global war had begun .

By 1918 , when the war ended with an armistice , more than nine million combatants had been killed .

Americans called it the European War . President Wilson promised that the U.S. would stay out of it .
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2 responses to “WWI additional photos

  1. All I can say is WOW! You are getting 2014 off to a roaring start!

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