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30 Jul 1914
  • Russia, feeling that she had let Serbia down in the Bosnian crisis of 1908, began to mobilize. ww2dbase [AC]
  • The French Covering Force (that part of the army kept on a permanent war footing) was ordered to deploy along the Franco-German frontier, but 10 kilometers short of it to avoid any incidents. ww2dbase [AC]
United States
  • USS Idaho was transferred to the Greek Navy and was renamed Lemnos. ww2dbase [Lemnos | CPC]

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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

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