Road to war.

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If it was a Serbian who shot an Austrian, why did Germany, Russia, France and Britain become embroiled in a war?

  • The European countries became involved in the war because of the alliances they had formed with each other. each had promised to support each other in the event of war and war was upon them.

Key dates!

Build up to war - 1914.

  • July 15th - The austrain goverment asks Germy for support in a war agaisnt Russia. Germany gives Austria a 'Blank cheque
  • ' July 23rd - The Austrian goverment issues serbia a ultimatum.
  • July 25th - The serbs accept all conditons accept one. (that Austrain police should allowed in to serbia) 
  • July 28th


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