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Interactive Timeline of the First World War

The Western Front

August 1914 Battle of Mons
September 1914 Battle of Marne
September 1914 Battle of Aisne
October 1914 Race for the Sea
November 1914 First battle of Ypres.
December 1914 Introduction of Aircraft
December 1914 First battle of Champagne
March 1915 The battle of Neuve Chappelle
April 1915 The Second battle of Ypres
July 1915 Hooge Crater
September 1915 Sanctuary Wood
September 1915 The Battle of Loos
October 1915 Second Battle Of Champagne
February 1916 The Battle of Verdun
July 1916, August 1916 The Battle of the Somme
April 1917 Vimy Ridge
May 1917 The Battle of Arras
June 1917 The Battle of Massines
August 1917 Third Battle of Ypres
November 1917 The Battle of Cambrai
April 1918 Special order of the Day - the Kaiser's battle
May 1918 The Third Battle of Aisne
June 1918 2nd Battle of Marne
August 1918 The 2nd Battle of Albert
September 1918 Argonne offensive
October 1918 Allied advances.
November 1918 The Armistice
December 1918 Demobilisation
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Other resources about the First World War

An overview of the First World War - Poetry of the First World War - Teachers resources relating to the First World War - Online Lessons about the First World War - Recommended websites