Flashcards in Ch. 8.2 The War Deck (16)
ideas spread to influence public opinion for/against a cause
type of war in which trenches (ditches) are guarded by barbed wire. each side digs trenches and tries to fight over the land in between
war of attrition
war based on wearing the other side down by constant attacks and heavy losses
war involving complete mobilization of resources and people
systems directed by government agencies to mobilize nation's resources all to war effort
"After strong United States protests, the German government SUSPENDED unrestricted submarine warfare in September 1915 to avoid antagonizing the United States further."
"German naval officers convinced Emperor William II that resuming the use of unrestricted submarine warfare could starve the British into SUBMISSION within six months."
"Even if the Americans did intervene, Admiral Holtzendorff ASSURED the emperor, 'I give your Majesty my word as an officer that not one American will land on the continent.'"
(p) Lawrence of Arabia
British officer. urged Arab princes to revolt against Ottoman lords in 1917.
(p) Admiral Holtzendorff
assured emperor that Americans will not land in Europe.
(p) Woodrow Wilson
U.S. president. equality for people among all classes.
First Battle of the Marne. Sept. 6-10 ,1914. German advance halted shortly from Paris.
Battle of Tannenberg. Aug. 30, 1914. Russian army defeated by Germany
(pl) Masurian Lakes
Battle of Masurian Lakes. Sept. 15, 1914. Russian army defeated by Germany
Battle of Verdun. symbolic because shows that WWI was a war of attrition