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  1. Aftermath of AFF assassination
    • AH didn’t like the AFF assassination
    • Doesn’t think Russians will mind declaring war on Serbia
    • AH declares war on Serbia
    • SEVERE MISCALCULATION
    • Russia does take it seriously
    • Russia Mobilizes 

    • Because of Russia Mobilizing
    • Dual Alliance Treaty
    • Franco Russian Treaty
    • Treaty of London
    • GB declares war on Germany
  2. Mid 1914
    Western Front

    • Germany plows through Belgium
    • Come up behind France at A-L

    Eastern Front

    • Battle of Tannenberg
    • Should have been a massive German loss, but instead, ends up being a massive Russian loss
    • Afterwards, the general of the Russian army committed suicide because he was so embarrassed 
    • 1/2 of the Russian troops in the battle died
  3. Mid to Late 1914
    AH/Serbia

    • While Russia is mobilizing, Serbia/AH go to war
    • To everyone surprise, Serbia holds their own
    • Back and forth battle in the beginning
    • AH takes Belgrade, then Serbia takes it back
    • Super bloody battle
    • 10's of thousands dead

    GB/Germany

    • GB uses navy from the very beginning
    • Declares the North Sea a "war zone"
    • No contraband allowed...including food
    • Plays a MAJOR role during the war
    • Forced Germans to ration food
    • Estimates put it at about 1,000 calories a day for the Germans
    • Estimates put it at about 400,000 civilian deaths from malnutrition and starvation
    • Germans can't get munitions either

    West

    • Germans make it all the way up to the Marne River
    • German meet the 6th French Army
    • Battle on an epic scale
    • 2,000,000 troops total
    • German make a mistake and expose their right flank
    • By September, they push Germany back to the Aisle River
  4. Late 1914
    West

    • Germany is building deep trenches at the Aisne River
    • Battle doesn't pick up again for another 3 years!!!!
    • We wont come back to this battle until 1916!!!
    • Huge Huge amounts of death
    • 250,000 on each side....thats 500,000 people....DEAD

    East

    Russians start getting some victories near Galacia

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