Confirmation that war has broken our between Great Britain and Germany, 5 August 1914

The Brisbane Courier

Thursday 6 August 1914

The War Clouds Burst

Britain and Germany At War

London, Tuesday, 11.50 p.m.

A Reuter message announces that Germnay has declared war against Great Britain.

Melbourne, Wednesday.

The Prime Minister has officially announced the outbreak of war between Great Britain and Germany. Mr. Cook added:

"Australia is now at war. The situation is well in hand, and there is no need for alarm at present."




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