commemorating 100 years since the tragedy of the trenches
Central powers: Germany, Austria-Hungarian, Ottoman empire
Allies: Britain, France, Italy, Russia, America, Australia, New Zeland, Serbia, Greece
Always remember the men that fought on both sides. And always give respects on remembrance day and ANZAC day.
Australians in the War.
When the war began an Australia joined the men flocked to sign up for England and to become a hero. The Australian fought at the third battle of Ypres where 38 000 Australians where killed. Also At the Somme where the Australians where used to halt the thrust of the Germans offensive on Villers-Bretonneux, the plan failed. The Australians where most well known for the Gallipoli Campaign. The Australian and New Zealand forces that landed at Gallipoli will forever go down in history as the brave ANZAC's. the ANZAC's fought in many battles during the campaign. It is documented that at the landing at Gallipoli that the ANZAC's fought bravely and did not wait for orders to act.
location of where the ANZAC's and British forces landed
Image of the allied forces landing on the peninsula
Allied forces moving through the trenches
M.A.I.N Causes of World War 1
Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism (M.A.I.N)
M.a.I.N is a short way to summaries why the war happened.
Militarism: Europe was in an arms race to have the best weapons and army's.
Alliances: When Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, Russia declared war on Austria Hungary. In response Germany Declares war on Russia, France declares war on Germany because of there alliance with Russia and the British declare war on Germany.
Imperialism: Germany was a new country and trying to spread there influence and power.
Nationalism: Extreme nationalism led to Serbian students shooting Arch-duke Franz Ferdinana heir to Austria-Hungary in Savajero.