Sunday, August 3, 2014

This Date in World War I

Chigago Tribune, August 5, 1914
Since last we checked on events of 100 years ago: August 1: Germany declared war on Russia

August 3: Germany declared war on France and invaded Belgium in order to get around France's Maginot Line.

August 4: Since Britain had a treaty with Belgium, Britain was obliged to declare war on Germany

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