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Allies of World War I
The Entente Powers were the countries at war with the Central Powers during World War I. The members of the Triple Entente were the United Kingdom, France, and the Russian Empire; Italy entered the war on their side in 1915...
Timeline of Events
1915
5.23.1915
World War I: Italy joins the Allies after they declare war on Austria-Hungary.
10.12.1915
World War I: British nurse Edith Cavell is executed by a German firing squad for helping Allied soldiers escape from Belgium
1916
8.27.1916
Romania declares war against Austria-Hungary, entering World War I as one of the Allied nations.
1917
7.27.1917
The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele.
1918
9.29.1918
World War I: The Hindenburg Line is broken by Allied forces. Bulgaria signs an armistice.
10.30.1918
The Ottoman Empire signs an armistice with the Allies, ending the First World War in the Middle East.
11.3.1918
Austria-Hungary enters into an armistice with the Allies, and the Habsburg-ruled empire dissolves.
11.11.1918
World War I: Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compiègne in France. The war officially ends at 11:00 (The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month) and this is annually honoured with a two-minute silence.
11.13.1918
Allied troops occupy Constantinople, the capital of the Ottoman Empire.
1920
1.23.1920
The Netherlands refuses to surrender ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany to the Allies.
8.10.1920
World War I: Ottoman sultan Mehmed VI's representatives sign the Treaty of Sèvres that divides up the Ottoman Empire between the Allies.