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Old 14 February 2014, 02:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Johnny Slick View Post
Basically, the way that Austro-Hungary triggered the war was that Russia declared that they would defend Serbia, Germany declared they'd defend Austro-Hungary, and then France and England declared they'd defend Russia. See, right there it's just plain not clear to me that that makes Germany the aggressor.
Declaring that you will defend your interests is not war; invading other countries is war. Germany did the latter, which makes them the aggressor.
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