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14 August 1914

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  • The Battle of Lorraine begins, a French offensive against German troops
    in Lorraine and Alsace with the aim of entering Germany. The Battle of Lorraine
    was a phase of the Battle of the Frontiers; it concluded on 25 August, when the
    Germans defeated the French.
  • Proclamation issued by Russian Commander-in-Chief, Grand Duke Nicholas, promises autonomy to Poland