Late evening: King George replies to the Kaiser’s
Posted on August 1st, 1914 by admin
Late evening: King George replies to the Kaiser’s telegram. There must have been “some misunderstanding as to a suggestion that passed in friendly conversation between Prince Lichnowsky and Sir Edward Grey this afternoon when they were discussing how actual fighting between German and French armies might be avoided while there is still chance of some agreement between Austria and Russia”.
The Kaiser tells Moltke he can now do whatever he wants. All hope of peace has gone. Moltke immediately telegrams the army to resume the attack in the West on France. [More]