Evening: Lichnowsky takes his note to the Foreign
Posted on July 26th, 1914 by admin
Evening: Lichnowsky takes his note to the Foreign Office. In Grey’s absence he sees Nicolson and Sir William Tyrrell. The two British diplomats tell Lichnowsky about the proposed conference.
They also warn Lichnowsky if Austria-Hungary attacks Serbia European war is inevitable. The localisation of the conflict as hoped for in Berlin is wholly impossible. Lichnowsky is delighted by the conference idea and wires Jagow urging him to support it and to report what the British have said.
He adds his own urgent warning that Berlin should no longer believe in the possibility of localisation. [More]