Conrad and Moltke | 4 Aug 1914

Siege of Liege The Belgian fortress of Liege is absolutely vital to the German war plan (again, we’ll explain it fully in a few days Continue reading Conrad and Moltke | 4 Aug 1914

Austria-Hungary declares war | 28 July 1914

Diplomacy has failed. The July Crisis is coming to its head. These are melodramatic times, and it’s hard to talk about them without sounding somewhat Continue reading Austria-Hungary declares war | 28 July 1914

War becomes inevitable | 27 July 1914

Serbia As the Army continues to mobilise, telegrams continue arriving from Russia. The latest report is that Russia plans “immediately to commence an energetic offensive Continue reading War becomes inevitable | 27 July 1914