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3.00 P.M.: The President has no right to

Posted on August 4th, 1914 by admin

3.00 P.M.: The President has no right to address the National Assembly and Poincaré’s speech is read out for him in both houses. It stresses the defensive nature of French policy and claims France represents liberty, justice and reason. He calls for a union sacrée. In the Chamber of Deputies the entire assembly gets to its feet and cheers his words. He doesn’t mention Alsace and Lorraine.


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