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Flashcards in Ch22 - Places Deck (6)
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1

What was the town where Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated?

Sarajevo, Bosnia

2

What started World War I?

The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.

3

What was the city where a small but gallant British Expeditionary Force lost 50,000 men in its courageous defense against Germany?

Ypres, Belgium

4

What was the battle front in Western Europe which stretched for 600 miles from the English Channel to the Swiss Alps?

The Western Front

5

What was the fortress-city where the Germans made a great assault but gained only about four miles of land?

Verdun, France

6

At what river in France did British forces launch a massive offensive against the Germans but gained only seven miles of land?

Somme River