Quick Reference

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World War 1 Timeline

28 June 1914: The Archduke of Austria-Hungary (Francis Ferdinand) is assassinated.

28 July 1914: Austrian declaration of war on Serbia follows the assassination.

1 August 1914: German declaration of war on Russia.

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WW1 Casualties

35 million- the total number of deaths in World War 1.

250,000- the number of British soldiers to suffer an amputation as a result of the conflict.

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WW1 Pictures


A colour picture showing soldiers from the German army with a field gun. The picture was taken in 1914.

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