Battles, Campaigns, &
Events of World War I

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Principle Actions of World War One from First World War
http://www.firstworldwar.com/features/principalactions.htm
Contained within the tables of this article are details of the principle encounters of the war; a compilation of the primary battles and campaigns of 1914-18.
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Major Events of the Great War of 1914-1918 from Western Front Association
http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/timeline.htm
 
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Aisne, France - First Battle (September 1914): (1) 1st Battle of the Aisne from Spartacus
Educational, (2) First Battle of the Aisne, 1914 from First World War, (3) First Battle of the Aisne from The Western Front Association, (4) Trench Warfare Begins on the Aisne by Col. E.D. Swinton
Aisne, France - Second Battle (April -May, 1917): (1) 2nd Battle of the Aisne from Spartacus
Educational, (2) The Second Battle of the Aisne, 1917 from First World War
Aisne, France - Third Battle (May, 1918): (1) 3rd Battle of the Aisne from Spartacus
Educational, (2) Third Battle of the Aisne: 'Blucher' by D. Blanchard from The Western Front Association
Albert, France: (1) First Battle of Albert (September 1914) from Spartacus Educational, (2) 2nd
Battle of Albert (August, 1918) from Spartacus Educational
African Front: (1) Battles: The African Wars from First World War, (2) My Reminiscences of
East Africa by P. von Lettow-Vorbeck
Amiens (August 1918): (1) Amiens from Spartacus Educational, (2) Battle of Amiens, (3) 8th
August - 4th September 1918 - Amiens Offensive from The Western Front Association, (4) Ameins
Ardennes: (1) Battle of the Ardennes, 1914, (2) Battle of the Frontiers - Lorraine and Ardennes
Arras: (1) Battle of Arras (October 1914) from Spartacus Educational, (2) Battle of Arras, 1914
from First World War, (3) 2nd Battle of Arras (April - May, 1917) from Spartacus Educational, (4) 9th April - 16th May 1917 - The Battle of Arras from The Western Front Association, (5) Battle of Arras - 9th April - 16th May 1917
Artois (May 1915): (1) Artois from Spartacus Educational, (2) 9th - 15 May 1915 - Battle of
Artois from The Western Front Association, (3) Artois Offensive and the Battle of Loos by D. Gardner
Artois-Loos (September 1915): Artois-Loos from Spartacus Educational,
Argonne: (1) Goal With Price To Be Paid by T. Fleming, (2) Battle in the Argonne from the
Diary of W.J.E. Peierson, (3) Meuse-Argonne Offensive
Asiago: (1) 15th May - 25th June 1916 - The Battle of Asiago from Western Front Association, (2)
Battle of Asiago, 1916 from First World War, (3) Battle of Asiago (June 1918)
Atlantic (Sea battle): 1915 - 1917 The Battle of the Atlantic from Western Front Association
B
Balken Front: (1) First Balkan War 1912-1913, (2) Kosovo, (3) Balkan Front from Spartacus
Educational
Belleau Wood (Bois de Belleau): See also: Chateau-Thiery (1) Americans take Belleau Wood, (2)
Battle Of Belleau Wood, (3) Lieutenant Orlando Henderson Petty, (4) Securing the Flanks at Belleau Wood by D.C. Homsher, (5) Battle of Belleau Wood, 1918 from First World War
Brusilov Offensive: Brusilov Offensive from Trenches on the Web
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Cambrai (November, 1917): (1) Cambrai from Spartacus Educational, (2) Cambrai
Canal du Nord (September, 1918): Canal du Nord from Spartacus Educational
Cantigny: (1) American Mettle At Cantigny by S.M. Light
Caporetto (October, 1917): (1) Caporetto from Spartacus Educational, (2) 24th October - 12
November 1917 - The Battle of Caporetto from Western Front Association
Champagne: First Battle of Champagne, 1914 (December) from First World War, (2) 20th
December 1914 - 17th March 1915 - First Battle of Champagne from Western Front Association
Chateau-Thierry: See also: Belleau Wood (1) Description of the Battle of Chateau-Thierry, (2)
Chateau-Thierry from the Doughboy Center, (3) Description of the Battle of Chateau-Thierry
D-E
Dogger Bank (Naval battle, December 1914 - January 1915): (1) Battle of Dogger Bank by a
gunner of the Arethusa, (2) Battle of Dogger Bank from Spartacus Educational, (3) Battle of Dogger Bank from World War I Naval Combat, (4) Battle of Dogger Bank, 1915 from First World War, (5) Battle of Dogger Bank
Eastern Front: Eastern Front, 1914-1916 by E. Blanchard from War Times Journal, (2) Russia
and the First World War from Spartacus Educational, (3) Battles: The Eastern Front from First World War, (4) Eastern Front from Spartacus Educational
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Falkland Islands: (1) Falkland Islands from Spartacus Educational, (2) Battle of the Falkland
Islands, 1914 from First World War, (3) 8th December 1914 - The Battle of the Falkland Islands from Western Front Association
Flanders: See Ypres
Flers-Courcelette (September, 1916): (1) Flers-Courcelette from Spartacus Educational, (2) Battle
of Flers-Courcelette, 1916 from First World War
Frontiers of Alsace and Lorraine (Mulhouse, Lorraine, the Ardennes, Charleroi and Mons): (1)
The Battle of the Frontiers, 1914, (2) 14th - 25th August 1914 The Battle of the Frontiers from Western Front Association
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Gallipoli Champaign, Turkey (March, 1915 - January, 1916): (1) Battles: The Gallipoli Front
from First World War, (2) Anzac Landing at Gallipoli from Commonwealth Dept. of Verterans' Affairs, Australia, (3) Gallipoli Landings from Spartacus Educational, (4) Gallipoli 1915: Drama of the Dardanelles Campaign from Imperial War Museum, (5) Battle of Dead Man's Ridge from Australian Light Horse Association, (6) 2nd Light Horse Regiment at Quinn’s Post from Australian Light Horse Association, (7) Dardanelles from Spartacus Educational, (8) Gallipoli 1915 from Focus on Anzacs, (9) Gallipoli, (10) Gallipoli Anzac Helles Suvla, (11) Gallipoli Campaign, (12) Gallipoli, Turkey, (13) Gallipoli Campaign and the Anzac Legend (Links-site) from Chester Hill High School, (14) 25th April - 9th January 1916 Operations in Gallipoli from Western Front Association
Gaza (March - April, 1917): (1) Battle of Gaza from from Spartacus Educational, (2) 26th - 27th
March & 17th - 19th April 1917 - First and Second Battles of Gaza from Western Front Association, (3) Third Battle of Gaza from Western Front Association
Gorizia (August, 1916): Gorizia from from Spartacus Educational
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Hamel (Skagerrak): (1) Diggers' Fourth of July by P. Nunan
Heligoland Bight (Sea battle, August 1914): Battle of Heligoland from Spartacus Educational, (2)
Battle of Heligoland Bight, 1914 from First World War, (3) 28th August 1914. Battle of Heligoland Bight from Western Front Association
Italian Front: (1) Battles: The Italian Front from First World War, (2) Italy and World War One,
(3) Italy and the World War by T.N. Page
Isonzo (June 1915): (1) Isonzo Offensive from Spartacus Educational, (2) Battles of the Isonzo,
1915-17 from First World War, (3) Sixth Battle of the Isonzo, 1916 from First World War, (4) Isonzo from La Grande Guerra: The Italian Front, (5) Eleven Battles of the Isonzo
J-K
Jutland (Sea battle - May, 1916): (1) Beatty's Official Report on the Battle of Jutland, (2) Jutland
from Spartacus Educational, (3) Battle of Jutland, (4) Battle of Jutland by R. Kipling, (5) Battle of the Skagerrak (Jutland) by Commander G. von Hase, (6) Clash of the Dreadnoughts from First World War, (7) Jutland, Background to the Battle from World War 1 Naval Combat, (8) Battle of Jutland, 1916 from World War One, (9) Battle of Jutland by Lt. F.W. Fielder
Königsberg Incident (German cruiser and British cruiser Pegasus): Königsberg Incident by J.
Burbeck
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Le Hamel (July, 1918): (1) Le Hemel Offensive from Spartacus Educational, (2) Battle of Le
Hamel, 4th July 1918, (3) Battle of Le Hamel, 1918 from First World War
Liège, Belgium: (1) Fall of Liège by General Leman, (2) The Battle of Liege, 1914 from First
World War, (3) Battle of Liège August, 1914, (4) 5th - 16th August 1914 The Battle of Liège from Western Front Association
Loos (aka Second Battle of Artois): (1) Battle of Loos, 1915 from First World War, (2) Battle of
Loos from "The Western Front" by R. Holmes, (3) Memoirs & Diaries: The Battle of Loos from First World War
Lost Battalion Incident: (1) Report on Lost Battalion Incident from Great War Society
M
Marne, First Battle of (September 1914): (1) First Battle of the Marne from Spartacus
Educational, (2) First Battle of the Marne September 5 - 10, 1914, (3) Defense of the Marne River Line from the Doughboy Center, (4) Marshall Joffre's Report on the Marne August-September, 1914, (5) First Battle of the Marne, 1914 from First World War, (6) Battle of the Marne (6-10 September 1914) from BBC Wars & Conflict, (7) 5th - 9th September 1914 - First Battle of the Marne from Western Front Association
Marne, Second Battle of (July, 1918): (1) Second Battle of the Marne, (2) Second Battle of the
Marne from the Doughboy Center, (3) 2nd Battle of Marne from Spartacus Educational, (4) Second Battle of the Marne, 1918 from First World War
Messines Ridge (June, 1917): (1) Battle of Messines Ridge, (2) Messines Ridge from Spartacus
Educational, (3) Battle of Messines, 1917 from First World War
Mesopotamian Front: (1) Battles: The Mesopotamian Front from First World War,
(2) Mespotamia from Spartacus Educational
Meuse-Argonne Offensive (September - November, 1918): (1) Meuse-Argonne Offensive from
Spartacus Educational, (2) Path of Fire: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive of 1918 from First World War
Mons, France (August, 1914): (1) Battle of Mons, (2) Battle of Mons, 1914, (3) Mons from
Spartacus Educational,
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Neuve Chapelle (March 1915): (1) Battle of Neuve Chapelle by Count C. de Souza, (2) Neuve
Chapelle from Spartacus Educational, (3) Battle of Neuve Chapelle, 1915 from First World War, (4) 10th - 13th March - The Battle of Neuve Chapelle from Western Front Association
North-western Austro-Italian Alpine Front: North-western Austro-Italian Alpine Front from
White War Historical Society
Palestine Front: Battles: The Palestine Front from First World War
Passchendaele, Belgium (aka Third Battle of Ypres, July - November, 1917): (1) Passchendaele
from Spartacus Educational, (2) Battle of 3rd Ypres (Passchendaele) by G. Miller, (3) Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele), (4) Third Battle of Ypres, 1917 from First World War, (5) 31st July - 10 November 1917 - The Third Battle of Ypres from Western Front Association, (6) Passchendaele
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Salonika: (1) Salonika from Spartacus Educational, (2) Salonika
Sarajevo: (1) Sarajevo, (2) Archduke Franz Ferdinand from First World War, (3) 28th June 1914 -
The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand from Western Front Association
Scuttle, German High Seas Fleet: Grand Scuttle by M.T. Simmons
Somme, France (July - November, 1916): (1) Commemorations and Accounts of the Somme, (2)
Somme: A Land of History and Rememberance, (3) Tom Morgan's Somme Diary from Hellfire Corner, (4) Accrington Pals, (5) Lloyd George on the Battle of the Somme, (6) Somme Offensive, (7) Somme from Spartacus Eduacational, (8) Tragedy on the Somme: A Second Balaclava frpm Trenches on the Web, (9) Battle of the Somme, (10) Somme Offensive, (11) Battle of the Somme, 1916 from First World War, (12) 1st July - 18th November 1916 - The First Battle of the Somme from Western Front Association, (13) Somme
St. Mihiel (September, 1918): (1) Battle Analysis of St. Mihiel by Captain J.H. Giese, (2) St.
Mihiel from Spartacus Educational, (3) Connecticut Yankee at St. Mihiel by B.B. Fischer, (4) Air Battle of St. Mihiel by Lt Col G.M. Lauderbaugh, (5) St. Mihiel Offensive from The Doughboy Center
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Tannenberg, Prussia (August 1914): (1) Tannenberg from Spartacus Educational, (2) Battle of
Tannenberg, 1914 from First World War, (3) 26th - 30th August 1914. The Battle of Tannenberg from Western Front Association
Verdun (February - December, 1916): (1) Verdun 1916, (2) Battle of Verdun 1916 - The Greatest
Battle Ever, (3) Verdun by Lord Northcliffe, (4) Battle of Verdun 1916, (5) Battle of Verdun 1916, (6) Verdun from Spartacus Educational, (7) Verdun 1914 - 1918, (8) 21st February - 18th December 1916 - The Battle of Verdun from Western Front Association
Villers- Bretonneux: Thomas William Glasgow: Battle of Villers - Bretonneux
Vimy Ridge, France: (1) Vimy Ridge from Spartacus Educational, (2) Vimy Ridge and World
War One, (3) Vimy Ridge Attack from WritingDEN, (4) Vimy Ridge
Vittorio Veneto (October, 1918): (1) Vittorio Veneto from Spartacus Educational, (2) Battle of
Vittorio Veneto, 1918 from First World War, (3) 23rd October - 3rd November 1918 - Battle of Vittorio Veneto from Western Front Association
Vladivostok: American Polar Bears' Defense of Vladivostok
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War at Sea / Maritime Battles: (1) Battles: The War at Sea from First World War, (2) War at Sea,
(3) World War 1 Naval Combat
Western Front: (1) Battles on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (British Army), (2) Western Front,
1914-1918 by E. Blanchard from War Times Journal, (3) Western Front from Spartacus Educational, (4) Battles: The Western Front from First World War
Wirballen, Russian Poland: War on the Eastern Front: The Battle of Wirballen by K.H. von
Wiegand
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Ypres, Belgium - First Battle (October-November 1914): (1) First Battle of Ypres, (2) 1st Battle of
Ypres from Spartacus Educational, (3) First Battle of Ypres by J. Buchan, (4) Ypres and the Great War by S. Farr, (5) Battle of Ypres, (6) Menin Gate, Ypres by T. Morgan, (7) 30th October - 24th November 1914 First Battle of Ypres from Western Front Association
Ypres, Belgium - Second Battle (April 1915): (1) Second Battle of Ypres, (2) Second Battle of
Ypres from Trenches on the Web, (3) 2nd Battle of Ypres 1915, (4) Overview of the Second Battle of Ypres from C. Morton, (5) Second Battle of Ypres from Western Front Association
Zeppelin Base, Northern Germany: Britain's Bold Strike From the Sea by T.J. Kutta
 
 
  
 
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