The third week of July saw the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum delivered to Serbia and a response given by Serbia. The reply was rejected and the mobilization of Serbia and Austria-Hungary would begin. This week we look at the events that led up to these mobilizations and take a quick tour around Europe at the armies being mobilized and the men who led them.

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Joffre and King Albert
Joseph Joffre with King Albert 1 of Belgium

Helmuth Von Moltke The Younger
Helmuth Von Moltke The Younger

Sir John French, Joffre, and Haig
From Left to Right: French, Joffre, and Haig