WORLD WAR I INFO
This is a series of letters from a German soldier to his family (his mother specifically). The tone that the letter shows is somewhat of a disconnection between family members. However, these letters boosted morale by giving the soldiers hope and something to fight for.Circa 1917
This is an envelope depicting a biplane and a hot-air balloon. The envelope of course isn’t new and neither was the biplane, but in WWI, different countries had engineered biplanes made for combat! These planes made attacks from the air possible and changed the way that the war was fought.Circa 1918
This picture depicts a group of soldiers dancing and having somewhat of a party in a foreign country, having a nice time, This affected the war in a similar way as the letters did, by taking soldiers' minds off of all the violence and letting them have a good time.Circa 1918
This is a picture of many drums of mustard gas on a ship. This deadly weapon had a multitude of severe and sometimes fatal effects, leaving permanent burns, blindness and lung failure. This heavily affected the way the war was fought and led to the development of gas masks.Circa 1918
Born: Jan. 12 1893
Died: Oct. 15 1946
Highly Decorated Military Leader
Organized Nazi Police
Goering served Germany as a pilot in the war.
Afterwards, we worked as a commercial pilot flying planes. He met Adolf Hitler in 1921 and joined the still emerging Nazi party. Goering had taken part in the Beer Hall Putsch in which Hitler had attempted to take control of the German government. Goering became the German president when members of the Nazi Party had the majority of seats in the election.
Died: October 14 1944
Army Group B
Army Group Afrika
Panzer Army Afrika
7th Panzer Division
Erwin was a very successful General during WWI. However, he took his own life in WWII when his plan to overthrow Hitler was comprimised.
David Lloyd George
Died: March 1945
When he was younger, his father died. His mother took him to live in Wales, where he was elected in 1890 as a Liberal member of parliament for Caernarvon. He then became chancellor, Minister of Munitions, Secretary of state of war, before becoming the Prime Minister.
He affected the war indirectly, he was in charge of the British Taxes, so he determined how much money the military received.
Died: Feb. 1928
Asquith became Prime Minister when Campbell-Bannerman resigned in 1908. He limited the House of Lords' power so that he David Lloyd George could raise taxes to fund the British military. In 1916, Asquith was replaced by Lloyd George in because of failed military operations.
The Battle of Verdun
The Battles of the Marne
The Battles of Ypres
The Battle of the Somme
The Battle of Cambrai
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