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The War 1914.

June 28, 1914: Archduke Franz Ferdinand. heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo.

July 28: Austria declares war on Serbia which causes Russia to mobilise its troops.

August 1: Germany declares war on Russia.

August 3: Germany declares war on France.

August 4: Germany invades Belgium and Britain protests at the violation of Belgian neutrality before declaring war on Germany.

August 5: Montenegro declares war on Austria-Hungary.

August 6: Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia, and Serbia declares war on Germany.

August 9: Montenegro declares war on Germany.

August 11: France declares war on Austria-Hungary.

August 12: Britain declares war on Austria-Hungary.

August 22: Austria-Hungary declares war on Belgium.

August 23: Japan declares war on Germany.

August 25: Japan declares war on Austria-Hungary.

November 1: Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire.

November 3: Montenegro declares war on the Ottoman Empire.

November 5: Britain and France declare war on the Ottoman Empire.

| Front cover image: British cavalry and horses on board ship on their way to France, August 1914

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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
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Date:Aug 4, 2014
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