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Austria-Hungary begins its Balkan mobilisation

Posted on July 28th, 1914 by admin

Austria-Hungary begins its Balkan mobilisation. Two-fifths of the army is to be deployed in the south along the border with Serbia.

Austria declares war on Serbia.

Austria rejects Russian proposal to have direct talks.

Late in the day the German ambassador forwards the latest British mediation proposal Berlin has already told Vienna can be ignored. The Austrian Foreign Minister says he thinks the proposal comes too late. He claims Serbia has opened hostilities.


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