August 3rd in German History: Germany Declares War on France

Another domino on the way to war fell on August 3rd when Germany declared war on France. France was allied with Russia, who Germany had declared war on two days earlier, and it was generally understood that France would soon declare war on Germany. Thus, Germany planned to preempt a French attack by invading NorthernContinue reading “August 3rd in German History: Germany Declares War on France”