August 1st in German History: The German Empire Declares War on Russia

The outbreak of the First World War did not occur all at once. Rather, the war started over the course of a month as nations mobilized and declared war on each other in turn. One of these steps was the German declaration of war against Russia on August 1st. Germany was obliged to declare warContinue reading “August 1st in German History: The German Empire Declares War on Russia”