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2 Warfronts & Weapons Ms. Ramos Alta Loma High School

3 Schlieffen Plan Plan for Germany to attack France quickly and avoid a two front war Ms. Ramos

4 Western Front Trench warfare Small land gains Germany vs. UK & France Ms. Ramos

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6 Eastern Front Absence of trenches, land gains, more mobile German, Austrians, Turks vs. Russia & Serbs Ms. Ramos

7 Battle of Marne, 1914 & 1918 French troops move to halt advance –British Expeditionary Forces (BEF) join G. halted & defensive Ms. Ramos

8 Battle of Ypres, 1914,1915,1917 1914: BEF stops G. 1915: 1 st use of poison gas by Germany Ms. Ramos

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10 Battle of Verdun, 1916 Unsuccess. G battle w/ France No strategic gains anyone F Gen Joseph Joffre “Ils ne passeront pas”: They shall not pass! Ms. Ramos


12 Battle of Somme, 1916 One of biggest slaughters Huge losses both July-Nov: UK 3 miles short 1 st day objective Ms. Ramos t/sommebattle.html

13 Battle of Cambrai, 1917 Ex of tank & surprise break trench deadlock 476 tanks move against G Ms. Ramos

14 Weapons & US Entry Ms. Ramos Alta Loma High School

15 The War of the Industrial Revolution: New Technology Ms. Ramos

16 French Renault Tank Ms. Ramos

17 British Tank at Ypres Ms. Ramos

18 U-Boats Ms. Ramos

19 Allied Ships Sunk by U-Boats Ms. Ramos

20 The Airplane “Squadron Over the Brenta” Max Edler von Poosch, 1917 Ms. Ramos

21 Flying Aces of World War I Eddie Rickenbacher, US Francesco Barraco, It. Rene Pauk Fonck, Fr. Manfred von Richtoffen, Ger. [The “Red Baron”] Willy Coppens de Holthust, Belg. Eddie “Mick” Mannoch, Br. Ms. Ramos Images from Ms. Pojer

22 Curtis-Martin U. S. Aircraft Plant Ms. Ramos

23 Looking for the “Red Baron?” Ms. Ramos

24 The Zeppelin Ms. Ramos

25 Flame Throwers Grenade Launchers Ms. Ramos

26 Poison Gas Machine Gun Ms. Ramos

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30 America Joins the Allies Ms. Ramos

31 The Sinking of the Lusitania Ms. Ramos

32 The Zimmerman Telegram Ms. Ramos

33 The Yanks Are Coming! The Yanks Are Coming! Ms. Ramos

34 Americans in the Trenches Ms. Ramos

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