Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Baron Giesl to Count Berchtold, 23 July 1914

On 23 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Serbia Baron Wladimir Giesl (pictured) sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Leopold Count Berchtold. In his telegram, Giesl confirms the delivery of the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum to Serbia.

Baron Wladimir Giesl

Baron Wladimir Giesl

Baron von Giesl to Count Berchtold. Belgrade, 23 July 1914.

Cyphered.

Ultimatum to Servia.

Note in question presented to [Serbian Cabinet Minister] Herr Pacu at 18:00 this evening.

 

Source: 1919 Austro-Hungarian Red Book, with minor edits.

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  1. […] Giesl, having previously confirmed the delivery of the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum to Serbia (see post), now describes it. This is one of the key documents of the 1914 July […]

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