- Words: 530
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Drama - World
- Paper #: 27152459
Serbia refused, knowing that Russia would support them if attacked by Austro-Hungary. Meanwhile, Germany supported Austro-Hungary, and within two weeks of the assassination, armies across Europe were mobilizing for war.
Germany attacked France preemptively because it believed that France support Russia resulting in a dreaded war on two fronts. Because Germany's Schlieffen Plan had always envisioned dealing with France first in any war with Russia, Germany declared war on France