1 Kalisz was set on fire by the Germans who murdered dozens of its inhabitants And the same day Germany attacked other cities .wm wrote: ↑12 Jan 2022 18:20Not true.
Kalisz, a border town, was set on fire by the Russian Army and abandoned. The German Army subsequently entered the undefended town.
Anyway, the point is that it's not true that "France looked the other way."
Unsupported opinions.ljadw wrote: ↑12 Jan 2022 15:53And I disagree totally with Adamthwaite : incoherent informality and rampant bureaucracy existed also in Russia,Britain and France . The French foreign policy in the Summer before the war was the same policy as in the past : France was isolationist,insular and did not trust other countries.
2 While the Germans invaded Russia on 2 August, France remained neutral: it looked the other way .
3 Liebau was bombarded by the Augsburg on TWO August 1914, France remained neutral and did nothing . The Germans were very annoyed that the French remained neutral.
4 The opinions of Adamthwaite are unsupported and debunked by the facts : France refused to help Russia in its war against Japan (Germany was the only who aided Russia ), France refused to support Russia in the Bosnian crisis of 1908 and in the Liman von Sanders crisis off 1914 .France was isolationist