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Evening: Lichnowsky’s telegrams arrive recording

Posted on July 27th, 1914 by admin

Evening: Lichnowsky’s telegrams arrive recording his talk with Grey that morning. Britain thinks Germany holds the key to Vienna’s actions and should use its influence to have the Serbian reply regarded either as satisfactory or as a basis for negotiation.
Grey believes Russia will take Austro-Hungarian military action against Serbia as a direct challenge and it will lead to the most frightful war. In Lichnowsky’s opinion, Britain will support France and Russia joining them in a European war.
With Bethmann’s approval Jagow forwards Lichnowsky’s telegrams to the Kaiser in Potsdam. [More]


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