russia mobilizes

July 23 to 31, 1914: Mobilization Begins

kaiser wilhelm ii, cazr nicholas, king george v, ww1, mobilization

July1914 was definitely the month that changed the world. On July 23rd Austria sent an impossible ultimatum to Serbia and the response, although seen to many asd reaonable, was flatly refused by the Austrian government. Therefore, pleased with Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany's assurances for support,  Austria declared war on Serbia prompting Russian, Serbia's ally, to mobilize.