Afternoon: Lichnowsky reports Grey’s proposal and comments and
Posted on July 27th, 1914 by admin
Afternoon: Lichnowsky reports Grey’s proposal and comments and his interpretation of them in a series of telegrams to Berlin. He notes that it is the first time he has found Grey annoyed.
If war comes now Germany can no longer count on British support since the Austrian action would be regarded as showing a lack of goodwill.
The whole Serbian question is becoming a trial of strength between the Central Powers (Germany and Austria) and the Triple Entente (France, Russia and Britain). If war comes in these conditions we shall have England against us”.