Newspaper Pictorials:World War I Rotogravures

Chief Events of the War Timeline: 1914-1919


Jan. 8—Gallipoli evacuation complete.

Jan. 13—Fall of Cettinje.

Feb. 9—General Smuts appointed to East Africa.

Feb. 16—Russians entered Erzerum.

Feb. 18—German Kamerun conquered.

Feb. 21—Battle of Verdun begun.

Feb. 24—Germans took Fort Douaumont.

March 16—Admiral von Tirpitz dismissed.

April 9—German assault at Verdun.

April 17—Russians entered Trebizond.

April 24—Rebellion in Ireland.

April 29—Fall of Kut-et-Amara.

May 24—British Conscription bill passed.

May 31—Battle of Jutland.

June 4—General Brusiloff's offensive.

June 5—Lord Kitchener lost at sea.

June 14—Allied Economic Conference in Paris.

June 21—Mecca taken by Grand Sherif.

July 1—Somme battle begun.

July 25—Russians occupied Erzinjan.

Aug. 6—Italian offensive on Isonzo.

Aug. 9—Gorizia taken by Italians.

Aug. 10—Russians at Stanislau.

Aug. 27—Rumania entered the war.

Aug. 29—Hindenburg Chief of Staff.

Sept. 15—First use of "tanks" by British in battle of the Somme.

Sept. 26—British took Thiepval and Combles.

Oct. 10—Allied ultimatum to Greece.

Nov. 1—Italian advance on Carzo

Nov. 13—British victory on the Ancre.

Nov. 18—Serbians and French took Monastir.

Nov. 21—Charles I succeeds Francis Joseph.

Nov. 20—Grand Fleet under Sir D. Beatty.

Dec. 1—Anti-allied riot in Athens.

Dec. 5—Resignation of Mr. Asquith.

Dec. 6—Germans entered Bucharest.

Dec. 7—Mr. Lloyd George Prime Minister.

Dec. 12—German "peace proposals."

Dec. 15—French victory at Verdun.

Dec. 20—President Wilson's peace note.

Excerpted from The War of the Nations: Portfolio of Rotogravure Etchings, 526-27.


Newspaper page featuring a bulldog

descriptive record icon enlarge image icon "The Bulldog of the British Navy After the North Sea Battle of May 31—'Brittania Still Rules the Waves. Ask the German Dachshund for His Picture!'" New York Tribune, June 11, 1916, [1].