How Did Germany Support Austria-Hungary

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World War I was a global war centered in Europe. It began on the 28th of July in 1914 and lasted until the 11th of November 1918. During this war several countries became allies and helped each other fight against the opposing side. One alliance made was between Germany and Austria-Hungary. On the 5th of July in 1914, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany pledge his country’s unconditional support for whatever action Austria-Hungary chooses to take in its conflict with Serbia. There were many reasons as to why Germany supported Austria-Hungary; one being that Austria-Hungary was too small of an army to fight against Serbia and its alliances, another reason being that the archduke that was assassinated by Serbia was a relative of the German chancellor.

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