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The Daily Colonist, August 17, 1914

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#dailycolonist1914 - The news from Victoria 100 years ago today:

  • Great story on French aerial bombing of German Zeppelin shed.
  • Analysis of the role of torpedoes and submarines as the most dangerous weapons of modern war, capable of destroying "$10,000,000 worth of fighting machinery and a crew of officers and men in a twinkling."
  • Point-by-point analysis of Serbian response to Austrian demands places blame for war on Austria.
  • Japanese ultimatum delivered by multiple channels to Germany.
  • Chinese government chimes in

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