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18 July: Zimmermann summarises how matters stand

Posted on July 17th, 1914 by admin

18 July: Zimmermann summarises how matters stand. The note might bring on war between Austria-Hungary and Russia which will pull in Germany. It would have been better if Vienna had acted immediately.
The conflict might be localised but complications are inevitable if Austria-Hungary takes territory for herself. He assumes Britain and France will moderate Russian reaction as neither country could want war in the present circumstances.


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