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1.00 P.M.: The Emperor sends a message to

Posted on July 31st, 1914 by admin

1.00 P.M.: Bad Ischl. The Emperor sends a message to the Kaiser stating he has ordered general mobilisation following news of Russia’s partial mobilisation. The latest British mediation proposal came too late. The army operations against Serbia “can suffer no interruption” and any “fresh rescue of Serbia by Russian intervention” would have the “most serious consequences” for Austria-Hungary and therefore Vienna “cannot possibly permit such intervention”.


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