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The European war from the beginning to March, 1920.

The European war from the beginning to March, 1920.

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Published by N.Y. Times in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNew York Times Current History, a monthly magazine
The Physical Object
Pagination11 v.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22977171M

The war began in Europe in , and the United States entered the fray in The USA was one of the victors in the First World War and it enjoyed a period of great prosperity in the ’s, though there was a darker side to American life even then. The First Great European War, also known as the War of , was a conflict between some of the major European powers. The war lasted for two years, beginning on November 14th, , and ending on August 23rd, It was the deadliest European conflict up until that point in history, with over twenty-five million casualties; fifteen million killed, and ten million wounded, missing, or.

April Novem - Mexican Revolution: American forces land and occupy Vera Cruz; J - World War I: The conflict begins when Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia Aug - World War I: British forces join the fray at the Battle of Mons; August , - World War I: The Germans win a stunning victory at the Battle of Tannenberg. In November, the first American combat troops entered the European war, landing in French Morocco and pushing the Germans east while the British pushed west. By , the Allies had pushed Axis forces out of Africa. In January President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill met at Casablanca to discuss the next step of the European war.

Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, beginning World War I. August , American women recruited to serve as bilingual telephone operators for the AEF arrive in Europe. Ma United States Senate fails to ratify Treaty of Versailles for . March 6, - Last German offensive of the war begins to defend oil fields in Hungary. March 7, - Allies take Cologne and establish a bridge across the Rhine at Remagen. Ma - Soviet troops capture Danzig. In April - Allies discover stolen Nazi art and wealth hidden in German salt mines.


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