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What was the first important battle and when was it
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German invasion of Belgium (August 1914) first shots
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What battle stopped Germany from capturing Paris early in war and when was it
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1st battle of the Marne sept 1914
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What did the 1st battle of the Marne use and what did it leave
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Trench warfare and stalemate
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What battle did German force Russia to retreat from invasion of Germany when was it
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Battle of tannenburg , aug 1914 east front
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What war was the costliest battle and was on western front
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Battle of the Somme
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What battle was the turning point of the war and the east front began to lose
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Battle of tannenburg
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How many casualties did the battle of the Somme have over the whole offensive western front , when was it,
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Over 1 million, July 1916
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What was the naval battle in the North Sea, when was it, what did it do to the German fleet
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Battle of Jutland, may 1916, kept German fleet bottled up in Baltic
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What battle stopped German offensive from capturing Paris and launched an allied attack that breaks German lines (western front) , when was it
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2nd battle of the Marne, July 1918
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What battle was the turning point of the war, German losing from then on, uses U.S. troops , and improved tanks
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2nd battle of the Marne
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When was the armistice signed
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Nov 1918, 11th hour, 11th day, 11th month
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What did the armistice do
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Ended fighting with Germany , just before allies cross into Germany