FC: THE NEW YORK TIMES JUNE 25TH,1915 BY: TANNER SEAMSTER
1: I'm an 18 year old solider from South Carolina fighting on the front lines for America. I've been fighting ever since we joined the allies. Currently, I'm fighting in France. I've seen many of my friends die out here. I see people die from gas, fire, bullets, bombs, disease, starvation, and thirst. I've seen just about everything here. I cant wait until the war is finally over. I'll finally get to go home and see my family.
2: ARCHDUKE ASSASINATED! ON JUNE 28, 1914 ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND AND HIS WIFE WERE SHOT BY SERBIAN NATIONALIST NAMED GAVRILLO PRINCIP.
3: THE WORLD IS AT WAR! WITH THE ASSANATION OF ARCHDUKE FERDINAND AUSTRIA HAS DECLARED WAR ON SERBIA.
4: LUSITANIA SUNK BY GERMAN U-BOAT! WHILE CRUISING OFF TH COAST OF NEWYORK THE LUSITANIA WAS HIT BY TWO TORPEDOS, KILLING 1198 PEOPLE.
5: THE US ENTERS THE WAR AFTER THE SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA AND THE DEATH OF THE 197 AMERICAN CIVILIANS THE US HAS DECIDED TO ENTER THE WAR AGAINST GERMANY. THIS POSTER WAS CREATED IN AN EFFORT TO RECRUIT U.S. SOLDIERS FOR WORLD WAR I AND II. POSTER CREATED BY JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG. APRIL 1917 (THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OF BANDWAGON PROPOGANDA)
6: FIRST TANKS SCHEDULED TO BE PRODUCED BY 1916! THESE TANKS DEVELOPED BY RUSSIANS ARE SCHEDULED TO BE USED BY 1916. THESE TANKS WILL BE A HUGE STEPPNG STONE IN THE WAR.
7: TRENCH WARFARE STILL GOING! TRENCH WARFARE IS STILL RAGING ON ALL OVER THE WORLD AND EACH SIDE REFUSES TO GIVE UP
8: This cartoon, featuring President Woodrow Wilson, was in response to continued German U-boat attacks at sea in World War I. (March, 21, 1917) (Picture courtesy the National Archives and Records Administration) Author Unknown
9: THE WAR IS OVER! WITH THE SIGNING OF THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES, WORLD WAR 1 IS OVER AND GERMANY IS ENTITLED TO PAY FOR ALL DAMAGES. IT WAS A HARD FIGHT FROM 1914 TO 1918!
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