Sunday, 29 July 2012

The Road to World War One.

The tragic events of Summer 1914.  On this day (28 July) the Great War officially began.

June 28th
Francis Ferdinand assassinated at Sarajevo
July 5th
Kaiser William II promised German support for Austria against Serbia
July 28th
Austria declared war on Serbia
August 1st
Germany declared war on Russia
August 3rd
Germany declared war on France and invaded Belgium. Germany had to implement the Schlieffen Plan.
August 4th
Britain declared war on Germany             

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