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This might just be abandoned all together because I have quite frankly not enough time to contribute to it any more and its reputation for being ASB discourages me from continuing. Blocky858 (talk) 05:15, September 16, 2014 (UTC)
May 26th - Britain calls meetings with all countries to discuss the world as a whole. A small amount of representatives from the world arrive. Most of these representatives are from South America or Europe.
August 27th - Spanish-German talks begin.
September 1st - Spanish-German talks result in a Spanish-German alliance.
September 18th - Argentina forms a trade block with Brazil, Uruguay, and Chile.
October 12th - After pressure from the German generals, Kaiser Wilhelm signs an order to move troops into the German speaking areas of Belgium. This military operation would be called "Operation:White Horse."
October 13th - The 65th Infantry Regiment mobilizes, moving to Belgium from Cologne.
October 14th- Two German zeppelins cross over the Belgian border, scouting for any enemy troops.
October 16th - The 65th Infantry arrive in Belgium, and occupy the German speaking parts of it.
October 17th - After hearing that his troops have crossed the border, Kaiser Wilhelm begins mobilizing the whole army in case of war.
October 17th - Belgian Prime Minister Charles de Broqueville is informed that German troops have crossed the border. He begins mobilizing the Belgian Army, and requests help from Britain.
November 9th - Japan and Britain form an alliance.
December 15th - British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith, after debating with himself, decides to not help Belgium, in order to prevent a larger war with friendly Germany. However, he does scold Germany firmly, and closes the Conference of London until further notice.
December 20th - With Britain not intervening, Kaiser Wilhelm begins expanding his plans for taking over Belgium.
December 25th - France scolds Germany for taking actions in Belgium.
January 2nd - Argentina forms a trade circle with Brazil and Serbia.
February 9th - The Ottoman-Bulgarian defense pact is formed.
April 21st - The Ottomans form an alliance with Ha'il, and forms a trade pact with Persia.
May 17th - After seeing the German tanks in use on the battlefield, Archduke Ferdinand asks Germany politely to buy their tank designs. A few hours later, they accept and the blueprints are delivered.
June 6th - Hejaz begins revolting from the Ottoman Empire. The Ottomans respond by raising 15,000 troops to deal with the revolts.
June 17th - After a few days of fighting, the Ottoman troops manage to take back Hejaz and execute the rebels.
June 28th - Germany forms its first tank regiments. The First Imperial Panzer Regiment consists of 100 tanks. Kaiser Wilhelm II orders it to be put into use in Belgium. They head out.
June 30th - Czar Nicholas II signs an order which begins increased conscription rates for the Russian Army.
July 3rd - Bulgaria threatens to declare war on Romania over the Dobruja region.
July 4th - The Ottomans declare official support for Bulgaria if there is a war.
July 10th - Austria-Hungary federalizes.
July 13th - Russia demands Galicia from Austria-Hungary
July 14th - Austria-Hungary declines the Russian demands for Galicia.
August 1st - King Alfonso XIII of Spain orders a controversial move to begin murdering those who have fallen ill with influenza. He gives a speech: "Would you rather have 100 or so people killed to prevent the spread of flu, or witness the deaths of millions of people worldwide because of US?" Within a few hours, the 'Purge of the Sick' is over with many dead.
August 7th - Spain requests blueprints for the German tanks. The Germans accept.
August 8th - The 1st Imperial Panzer arrives in Belgium. German troops and Belgian civilians alike are amazed at the creations.
August 9th - Spain begins total war production in their factories, cranking out new tanks, more planes, as well as rifles and explosives. They also begin to conscript.
August 10th - France invites Britain, Italy, and Russia into a single, allied organization. They also invite the United States, all South American countries, Serbia, and Romania into this alliance.
August 11th - French Colonel Estienne proposes the Maginot Line for defense against the hostile Germans. It is accepted.
August 14th - Colonel Estienne and Colonel Joffre receive reports of German 'tanks' in Belgium. They quickly begin to develop their own models, with Renault and Peugeot making two different models.
August 18th - Poincare invites Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands to join France to receive protection from the Germans. They all refuse.
August 21st - France declares war on Spain in the French-Spanish War. They cite their claim as to 'stop the Spanish war machine before it's too late', as the Spanish had begun aggressive production and conscription. French armies roll across the Spanish border. They also attack Spanish colonies.
August 29th - The French seize Spanish Morocco.
September 1st - The French seize the Spanish Sahara.
September 6th - The British declare war on Spain, as helping their ally, France.
September 20th - An Anglo-French fleet blockades Spain. The same day, an Anglo-French force seize Spanish Equatorial Guinea.
September 24th - The Republic of Arauca becomes independent.
September 25th - Brazil declares war on, and invades Arauca.
September 29th - French forces seize Navarre and Aragon.
October 3rd - The Ottomans and the Argentines both condemn the invasion of Spain, but do nothing to stop it.
October 16th - Siam jointly declares war on Spain and the Netherlands. They ship some men to Spain, while a large band of warriors surprise the Dutch with an attack in Borneo and the Celebes.
October 29th - The Dutch send 10,000 troops to the East Indies for defense.
November 1st - Kaiser Wilhelm II signs an order, ordering German troops to seize the whole Liege region.
November 9th - The Liege Massacre occurs, a few hours later, so does the Battle of Liege. The Belgian armies ae defeated by the Germans.
November 11th - The French, British and Siamese propose the Treaty of Le Havre, which Spain reluctantly accepts.
November 12th - Following a quick take over of the Dutch East Indies, and with Spain out of the way, Siam proposes the Treaty of Djakarta.
November 22nd - With the other wars coming to a quick close, the Germans propose the Treaty of Aachen to the Belgians, which they accept.
November 23rd - Following the Treaty of Aachen, France condemns Germany for the Liege Massacre. They demand that the General responsible be handed over to French authorities and put on international trial. Nations in the trial include Germany, France, Britain, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
November 29th - Kaiser Wilhelm, with some debate, reluctantly hands over General Karl Dieffenbach, the man responsible for the Liege Massacre.
December 3rd - The international trial finds Dieffenbach guilty, with a vote of 4 to 1. He is sentenced to death for war crimes.
December 25th - Dieffenbach is hung after a Christmas dinner. French news reports broadcast the Liege Massacre as the 'Rape of Liege', trying to make it sound worse than it was. This infuriates many Frenchmen.
January 9th - Azerbaijan and the rest of the caucauses rise up in rebellion, declaring the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic and the Mountainous Republic of the Caucausus.
January 11th - Following the caucauses rebellions, the Poles begin to rise up in Poznan and Warsaw.
January 12th - The German garrison in Poznan begin fighting back against the Poles.
January 22nd - The Russian armies begin mobilizing to put down the rebellions.
February 3rd - The German garrison in Poznan defeats the Polish rioters.
February 27th - The Moroccans start rebelling.
February 28th - France mobilizes its troops.
March 6th - India begins rebelling.
March 8th - Britain begins mobilizing its troops.
March 13th - Arabia begins rebelling from the Ottomans.
March 16th - The Ottomans mobilize its troops.
April 14th - The Ottomans give Yemen and Asir their independence. However, the rest of the rebels are assaulted.
April 27th - Italy breaks any and all ties with Austria-Hungary and Germany.
May 9th - Kaiser Wilhelm signs an order sending an expeditionary force to Spain to release them French and British occupation. He also signs an order for zeppelins to move over northern France. He also orders new tanks to be made.
May 14th - Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin begin the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. They operate out of Kiev and make many early gains.
May 20th - After hearing about the Communists in Russia, the Serbians immediately ban any and all Communist parties in Serbia.
June 19th - Portugal signs in an order which calls for more forts to be built on the border with Spain.
July 8th - The Communists manage to take Belarus, and Ukraine quickly, and they begin to spread all across Russia.
July 12th - The Ukrainians, seeing the moment is right, begin rebelling for independence.
August 8th - The Poles manage to take back Warsaw, and their rebellion begins to spread.
August 9th - The Finns begin revolting to make Finland independent.
August 11th - The Ottomans send a fleet to the Crimea filled with troops to support the Ukrainian rebels.
August 21st - Kaiser Wilhelm signs in the Hindenburg line, a defensive line spanning the whole western German border down to Switzerland and stopping at Austria.
September 15th - Inspired by the Communists in Russia, the oppressed Communists in Serbia begin revolting as well. Belgrade is captured easily, and Kosovo also begins revolting for independence.
October 29th - A bunch of new tanks and tank regiments are made in Germany, who hope to continue to expand their armored corps.
January 28th - The Azerbaijani Democratic Republic and the Mountainous Republic of the Caucauses unite to form the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic.
February 1st - Ukraine and Finland both jointly declare independence. The People's Republic of Ukraine is formed, along with the Republic of Finland. The region of east Galicia, the majority of it Ukrainians, is also declared apart of Ukraine, separate from Austria-Hungary.
February 16th - After seeing the revolts in Russia plus other states declare independence, the Baltic states begin rebelling.
February 19th - After facing little resistance, as the Russian army is disorganized and scattered, the Baltic states declare independence as the People's Republic of the Baltic.
March 9th - The Bolsheviks continue to quickly gain ground in western Russia, getting to the outskirts of Moscow.
March 11th - Czar Nicholas II escapes Saint Petersburg, fleeing east.
March 14th - The Ottomans give Russia an ultimatum - allow the states to be independent with no attempt to reconquer them, or face invasion.
March 15th - The Ottomans declare that they officially recognize Ukraine and the Caucasus as independent.
March 19th - Czar Nicholas II, after much debate, declines the Ottoman's ultimatum.
March 20th - The Ottomans, after getting access through the Caucasus and Ukraine, begins moving troops into Russia.
March 24th - Spain threatens to invade Portugal if the Treaty of Le Havre is not annulled.
March 26th - The German expeditionary forces do a night-time landing in Aragon, surprising French occupiers, and successfully beat them out of the cities of Barcelona and Valencia, creating two pockets of resistance.
March 27th - After hearing of his successes in Spain, Kaiser Wilhelm II puts Operation: White Horse into full effect, declaring war on Belgium.
March 28th - After an all day and night bombing and artillery shelling campaign, German tanks and troops roll into Belgium.
April 21st - The Hindenburg Line is completed.
April 29th - The Central Powers give an offer to Spain to join the Central Powers, as they have been invaded by the Allies, and have common interests. They quickly accept.
May 4th - Czar Nicholas II asks for international help against the rebellions. He signs in Operation: Reclamation, calling for all Russian troops to be organized into western Russia, and move into the Baltic and Ukraine. He also calls for troops to go against the Ottomans invading.
May 17th - Rebellions begin in the multi-ethnic, multi-cultural Austria-Hungary.
May 28th - Brazil sends troops into Bolivia and Paraguay.
June 9th - Franz Ferdinand orders mass migration to put ethnic people back with their ethnic areas. He gives a speech: "Certainly, we are not all Austrians, but we are all inhabitants of the provinces of Greater Austria. Therefore, we should all try to live together peacefully. Not for power, but for ourselves and for our children!" He continues to improve infrastructure in the Balkans regions.
June 12th - Venezuela and Colombia form a mutual defense pact in case of Brazilian invasion.
June 15th - Dutch settlers in the Siamese controled Dutch East Indies begin rebelling.
July 28th - The Russian troops due little to nothing against the horde of peasants revolting against the Russian government. Many of them even convert to the peasant's side. The Bolsheviks surround Moscow, and begin moving quickly westward.
August 3rd - The Bolsheviks begin quickly moving northward, approaching the gates of Saint Petersburg.
August 28th - The Austrians send 10,000 troops to assist the Germans in their invasion of Belgium.
September 9th - Ottoman troops take much of the Russian areas around the Sea of Azov, along with their parts of Persia. They begin to seize the city of Volgograd.
October 13th - The British Empire reforms into the British Imperial Commonwealth, and passes the Conscription Act of 1918, allowing for anyone in the Commonwealth to be conscripted. They also give an offer to Siam to sell the Shan state in Burma to them. They also send medical aid to Spain.
January 7th - Tragic Week begins in Argentina, led by Communists.
January 9th - After the Communists gain a foothold in Buenos Aires, the People's Republic of Ukraine and the People's Republic of the Baltic both declare official support for the Communists.
January 14th - Tragic Week ends with a Communist victory. The Communists seize Buenos Aires and Montevideo. They begin moving else where in the country.
January 18th - Ethnic Germans in Austrian Bohemia begin to rebel to rejoin with Germany.
February 11th - Romania buys Transylvania from Austria-Hungary, but pledges essentially to be a vassal of Austria.
February 20th - Caucasus soldiers, massacre many Russian soldiers, with Ottoman help, in the siege of Volgograd.
March 17th - Brazil promises to back Spain in case the French try to attack again.
March 19th - Mussolini founds the fascist movement in Italy.
April 3rd - The Treaty of Aachen between Belgium and Germany is signed, ending the Belgian-German War.
April 29th - Russia's military is almost entirely converted or retreating, with only pockets of resistance in major cities.
May 6th - Kaiser Wilhelm II prepares Operation: Feuds and Friends, which details a full invasion of France and Italy, plus taking Switzerland.
May 17th - Britain will agree to stay out of the war with France if Libya is given to Britain. Germany accepts the deal.
June 11th - The Bolsheviks in Russia win Volgograd, and have Moscow almost entirely taken. Saint Petersburg still holds out. Communism has spread almost entirely across eastern Russia except some eastern cities.
June 30th - Egypt begins revolting from Great Britain.
July 28th - Mongolia revolts, declaring independence as the People's Republic of Mongolia.
August 8th - Polish rebels declare the Kingdom of Poland.
August 18th - Russian garrison troops trying to keep Bolsheviks out of the Russian-controlled Poland manage to take back Poland.
August 24th - Due to Russian troops leaving their positions, Bolsheviks move into Poland, quickly sweeping out the place of the Russians.
September 1st - The Central Powers (minus Spain) are invited to a meeting. All leaders attend.
September 2nd - Spain is called to the meeting. They attend.
September 3rd - The talks conclude.
September 11th - Germany mobilizes all its troops.
September 21st - Austria-Hungary mobilizes all its troops.
September 24th - Spain and the Ottomans mobilize their troops.
October 19th - A Ottoman-Austrian-Spanish combined fleet opens up a barrage on Italy early in the morning. [Official Start Of The Great War]
October 20th - A Spanish-Ottoman force lands on the islands of Sicily and Sardinia.
October 21st - Austrian troops cross the border into Italy, and German troops cross the border into Switzerland.
October 22nd - Kaiser Wilhelm II gives a famous speech regarding the invasion of Switzerland: "If the German people are to live in peace, they must be united! One people, one empire, one leader!" the speech rings out across Europe, and the world. These words become the most remembered words of the war. Austria-Hungary also cites use in this speech, saying that they are out to reclaim Austrians and Germans living in Italy.
November 5th - German troops meet little resistance from German Swiss, but French Swiss take up arms against the German invaders. The unprepared Germans begin to lose ground in western Switzerland. Meanwhile, Germans enter Italy.
November 7th - France declares war on the Central Powers, demanding Britain and Russia obey their alliances with France and help take down the Central Powers. Britain accepts, but does not plan on openly fighting either side, instead giving supplies to both. Russia declines, stating that they are in a "...very dangerous and distressful situation."
December 6th - French troops and German troops first clash in Alsace-Lorraine, on the Hindenburg line. The outdated French tanks and inexperienced French soldiers are easily repulsed.
December 21st - Sicily and Sardinia are taken, and southern Italy begins to be eaten.
December 25th - On Christmas day, Italy capitulates. Both sides have a Christmas cease fire.
January 1st - China declares war on Germany to retake its colonial lands. Spain and Britain both declare war on China.
January 4th - A Chinese assault on the German colony fails.
February 9th - French forces are beaten back in Alsace Lorraine, and Germany goes on the offensive, using its tanks to drive into the heart of France.
February 16th - A small French counter offensive around the main German force, trying to get into the Benelux, fails.
March 19th - The German Expeditionary Force in Spain, plus Spanish troops, move into French-occupied Aragon and Navarre, after heavy resistance, The German-Spanish force beat the French back to their border.
March 26th - The Communists now control all of western Russia as Moscow falls. They storm Saint Petersburg, demanding the formation of a Soviet nation.
April 1st - The Ottomans seize Italian Libya.
April 23rd - A combined offensive with all the Central Powers begins, taking the fight to all colonies.
May 29th - German offensives are slowed as their tanks are unprepared to deal with African heat, many breaking down and being unusable.
June 25th - Ottoman troops make good advances, taking large portions of colonial territory. Spain also makes good advances. German forces retreat after a French counter-attack in north Africa, leaving behind a near whole tank regiment. Kaiser Wilhelm, after hearing this, orders his troops to attack in other places besides the African desert.
June 30th - Austrian troops invade southern France. The same day, the GEF and Spanish break through.
July 8th - German troops from the East Indies are called into the tropical regions of Africa and the Americas, being experienced in the environment. They make early initial gains and then are bogged down in guerrilla warfare.
July 22nd - The Austrians and Spanish link up in the south of France. The GEF leaves the front, moving through allied lines to link back up with the main German force. Everyone begins to make a dash for Paris.
August 2nd - German troops land in Normandy, taking much of northern France, as all French troops are scattered about on the other fronts.
August 29th - The Kuomingtang rise up southern China, ousting the poorly equipped Siamese units occupying the area. They begin their revolution to bring down the Qing Dynasty.
September 4th - Communists, reaching the end of Poland, begin to spill into eastern Germany, particularly Prussia.
September 12th - The Polish rise up again as the People's Republic of Poland.
September 20th - Russian-held China revolts back to China.
October 23rd - German troops garrisoned in Prussia defeat the Communists, sending them back to Poland.
October 31st - Czar Nicholas II re-organizes the Russian Third Army in the north, and heads to Saint Petersburg to relieve the defenders.
November 9th - The Russian 3rd Army quickly rolls through the regions in the north, taking Arkhangelsk, and are currently at Velsk, facing a Bolshevik garrison.
December 13th - The Russian 3rd Army wins the Second Battle of Velsk, and moves to relieve Saint Petersburg.
January 11th - French forces on all fronts are collapsing rapidly as Paris gets closer to its doom. Long range German artillery begins to bombard the city, bombings are also now common.
February 29th - The Russian Third Army arrives at Saint Petersburg, managing to relieve the weary Russian defenders, and beat back the Soviets to the outskirts.
March 6th - German armies reach Paris. They begin moving troops and tanks in.
March 9th - The Spanish-Austrian front reaches Paris.
March 18th - Spanish King Alfonso XIII arrives in a Zeppelin to oversee the Battle of Paris.
April 4th - In a daring measure, some Spanish troops paint a car to look as a French ambulance. They then ride to the Louvre. They manage to break in, and steal many precious items, including the Mona Lisa. This would be used primarily to make the French surrender quickly.
May 3rd - A German artillery shell accidentally hits one of the pillars of the Eiffel Tower. This causes it to tip over, and collapse, destroying it, and a lot of surrounding buildings.
June 8th - The American economy starts to decline.
July 20th - Switzerland pays America about 1.5 million dollars to help it in its decline.
August 21st - Communists continue to flow into Prussia, primarily from the Baltic. German troops continue battling Communists on the street until Kaiser Wilhelm orders a garrison to move into the Baltic countries to hopefully stop the Communists moving in.
September 28th - German forces move into the People's Republic of the Baltic. Their primary purpose is to stop Communists from flowing into Prussia, along with retaking ancient German lands.
October 4th - German troops make initial gains but are thwarted back by Baltic troops, supported by troops from other Communist nations, and the Soviets in Russia themselves.
November 7th - Soviet troops, hearing about the Russian Third Army being formed, begin to march to Saint Petersburg.
December 29th - Italy is officially divided between the Central Powers.
December 31st - Austrian troops make a breakthrough in Paris, allowing Germans and Spaniards to swarm to the city center.
January 1st - French troops begin to surrender en masse.
January 5th - The French government unconditionally surrenders.
January 11th - The Central Powers propose the Treaty of Versailles.
February 25th - Spanish soldiers that participated in the Battle of Paris are awarded the Laureate Cross of Saint Ferdinand.
February 26th - Following Spain's actions, Germany awards the Iron Cross, 1st Class, to all those who took part in the Battle of Paris. Other veterans of major battles are given the 2nd Class, but those who contributed greatly are given the 1st Class. Kaiser Wilhelm also personally awards the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross to Paul von Hindenburg, Erich Ludendorff, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, and August von Mackensen. He also gives himself the award. The Star of the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross is also awarded to Hindenburg, who led the Battle of Paris.
March 13th - Spanish troops parade in Madrid.
March 29th - German troops manage to defeat the Baltic.
April 4th - Kaiser Wilhelm invites all nations of the Central Powers to hold a parade stretching from Tallinn to Paris. The parade will take place a few years from now.
April 15th - Serbia, who had been in a stale mate with the Communists for a long time, manages to be broken, with the Communists seizing most of the country.
May 24th - The Soviet forces arrive in Saint Petersburg, surrounding Czar Nicholas II and his Third Army.
May 25th - After getting his leg blown off by a Soviet artillery shell in his head quarters, Czar Nicholas II resigns from the throne. The government formed after his resignation, quickly surrenders to the Soviet forces. Lenin and Stalin are perceived as heroes, as they form the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics with the Ukraine, Poland, Mongolia, and Finland. The war with the Ottomans ends, but they manage to take the Caucasus. Lenin is sworn in as Premier of the Soviet Union.
June 8th - After Italy is partitioned, the Italian Fascists scatter, most going to Croatia. Some go to Switzerland and Spain.
July 4th - Czar Nicholas II is found by a couple of Soviet workers on their commute to work. He is in a ditch, stripped of most of his clothes, with no leg, and is hiding. The workers bring him up, and take him to Lenin and Stalin. He is sentenced to death.
August 25th - Republican forces with a major battle in China.
August 29th - Czar Nicholas II is hung in public in Saint Petersburg.
December 12th - Republican forces win another major battle in China as the nation slowly crumbles.