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Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to Count Szecsen, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to France, Nikolaus Count Szecsen. In his telegram, Berchtold gives instructions on how Szecsen should present the Austro-Hungrian reaction to Serbia’s answer to the ultimatum. Count Berchtold to Count Szecsen in Paris. Vienna, 28 […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to the Imperial and Royal Ambassadors to Germany, the United Kingdom, and Italy, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, sent a coded private telegram to his Ambassadors to Germany, the United Kingdom, and Italy. In his telegram, Berchtold relates information on the possibility of British intervention in a continental war. It is important to note that the telegram from Count Szecsen which […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassadors in St. Petersburg, Rome, Paris, London and Berlin, 27 July 1914

On 27 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a telegram to the Austro-Hungarian ambassadors in St. Petersburg, Rome, Paris, London, and Berlin. In his telegram, Berchtold reiterates the wish to localise the conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia. Count Berchtold to the Imperial and Royal Ambassadors in St. Petersburg, […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Szecsen to Count Berchtold, 27 July 1914

On 27 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to France, Nikolaus Count Szecsen (pictured with his family), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold. In his telegram, one of the key documents of the July Crisis, he describes French fears of the escalation of the conflict into a World […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to the Imperial and Royal Ambassadors in Berlin, Rome, London and Paris, 26 July 1914

On 26 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a private telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassadors to Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and France. In his telegram, Berchtold informs his ambassadors that diplomatic relations between Austria-Hungary and Serbia have been broken. He also instructs them on how to communicate Austria-Hungary’s […]

Austro-Hungrian Red Book: Count Szecsen to Count Berchtold, 26 July 1914

On 26 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to France, Nikolaus Count Szecsen (pictured with his family), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold. In his telegram, the Ambassador informs Berchtold of French attitudes towards Austria-Hungary following the Serbian response to the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum. Count Szecsen to Count Berchtold. Paris, 26 July 1914 […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Szecsen to Count Berchtold, 26 July 1914

On 26 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to France, Nikolaus Count Szecsen (pictured with his family), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold. In his telegram, the Ambassador informs Berchtold of French attitudes towards Austria-Hungary following the Serbian response to the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum. Count Szecsen to Count Berchtold. Paris, 26 July 1914. […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Szecsen to Count Berchtold, 26 July 1914

On 26 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to France, Nikolaus Count Szecsen (pictured with his family), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold. In his telegram, the Ambassador informs Berchtold of French attitudes towards the Serbian response to the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum.   Count Szecsen to Count Berchtold. Paris, 26 July 1914. Cyphered. Serbia. […]