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IN A NUTSHELL

THREE MONTHS' WAR DIARY. JUNE. 28.—Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated at Semjevo. JULY. 23.—Austria sends ultimatum 10 Servia. dcn;u ndin sr the prosecution of Senna ns compromised in the assaosinaticn of Archduke Frunz Fcidinand. 25.—Scrvift refuses to comply with the demand. 28. Austria declares war on wervia. 29. —Dip'omatic relations between Russia and Austria mspendod. British First Fleet leaves Portland. Russia mobilising army. | . AUGUST. I.—German troops invade Franco. ! 2.—Germany dec ares war on Russia, j 3.—lnvasion of Belgium by Germany. ! Germans repulsed at Liege. I 4.—Britain declares wax on Germany, j 6.—Austria-Hungary declares war on j Russia. 12. —Great Britain and Austria nr war. 13. British Expeditionary Force in France. 15. —500,000 French troops in Alsace. 16. —Tsar promises Home Rule to Poland. Japan sends ultimatum Lo Germany regarding Kiao-chau. 20.—Germans occupy Brussels. 22. —Namur invested and Ghent occupied by the Germans. 23. —Japan declares war on Germany. 24. —Battle of Mens. 28.—Eight million Russian troops mobilised 27. —Austria declares war on Belgium. 28. —Louvain sacked by Germans. 29. —British victory in naval battle off Heligoland. 30. —Seizure of Samoa. 31. —German force marching on Pari?. SEPTEMBER1. —Russians rout Austrian.? «i, Lemberg. 2. —French Government departments moved to Bordeaux. 3. —Heavy fighting north of Pari-, 4. —Recruiting boom in Britain. 5. —II.M.S. Pathfinder sunk off east coast. 6. Germans pass by Pari®. 7. —Austrian position critical. 6- —Allies drive Germans hack. 9.—King Acknowledges Dominions’ loyalty. 10. —3,000,000 troops engaged in France. 11. —Australian Expeditionary Force in New I Britain. I 12. —South Africa’s demonstration of loyalty. 13. —German army in full retreat after bv‘i.. of tho Marne. 14. —90,000 Austrians surrender to Ru-ria. 15. —British submarine E9 sinks German cruiser Hein. 16. —Germans make a stand on the Aisne River. 17. General Palaver accidentally shot, at Johannesburg 18. German shipping losses aggregate 853,822 tens, * 19. —Germany’s remarkable peace terms. 20. —German invasion of Russia. 21. —Rheims Cathedral destroyed. 22. —Entden rinks seven British merchantman. 23. —.Three British cruisers torpedoed in the North Sea. 24. —General Botha leads South African army. 25. —British airman over Duaseldorf. 25.—Mr Asquith'* speech in Dublin. 27.—Germans lose 40.009 at Tfaubeujre. 98. —Enemy's retreat from Marne explained. 29.—Russian army invades Hungary. ,30.—Attack on outer forte of Antwerp. OCTOBER. 1. Desperate effort* by German* to rave their right wing in France. 2. Russian* defeat Germans in Russian Poland. 3. Indian troops enthusiastically welcomed at, Marseilles. 4. —British decide to lay mines in' North Sea. 5. —Heavy fighting in Belgium, 6. —Cossacks on Hungarian plains. 7. —British force ambushed In German South-west Africa. 8. —Belgian Government transferred to Orient!. 9. —Pall of Antwerp. 10. —Death of King of Rumania. 11. Baffin of A u gusto wo. 12. British airman drops bomba at Durseldorf. 13. —Russian cruiser Pol lad a sunk by s-üb- . marine. 14. —Boer colonel revolts in Capo of Good Hope province. 15. —H.M.S. Hawke tuck hr German submarine. , , 16. Canadian contingent reaches England. 17. —Four German destroyss sunk by Brittish warships. , , 18. —4,1)00.000 men engaged in great halite m Poland. i 19. Allies’ left wing continues lo make steady progress. 20. Russians report partial successes m struggle in Poland. . . 21. British wsrabips shell German positions on Belgian coast. . 22. —Emden sinks seven in or" British v csr- c■ s. 25.—Russians successful in Vistula strupg,e. 24. —Enemy suffer terrible losses on Belgian coast, 25. —Raiding cruher Karlsruhe sink* a. number of British steamers. 26. Plan of Crown Prince to junction with another army frustrated. 27. —lndian troops in action. . PB.— Beyers and De Wet rebel in South Africa. 29.—Botha puts Bcyers’s rebels to flight.

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IN A NUTSHELL, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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IN A NUTSHELL Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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