1 August 1914

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Buildup to War

Germany declares war on Russia in response to Russian mobilization.

German mobilization begins.

France responds to a German ultimatum demanding to know if she would stay neutral in a war between Germany and Russia by stating that she would 'act as her interests required'.

Eastern Front

General Remus von Woyrsch is called out of retirement to command the Silesian Landwehr Corps


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 1 August 1914, http://www.historyofwar.org/firstworldwar/daybyday/1914_08_01.html

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