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448 ; headquarters of the German army,
454; service of German railroads, 454-
456.



Moltke, Count Helmuth von, 27, 36, 251
Mons, 74, 454.
Morley, Lord, 171.
Morocco, 23, 150, 158, 159.

Namur, 73, 74, 79, 83, 92, 93.

Nancy, 101.

Navies, the battleship type, the Dread-
nought, 371; heavy gun types, size and
power, 372-373; "capital" ships of the
warring powers, 374-377, 381; earlier
constructions, 379, 381; other naval
vessels, 379; auxiliary cruisers, 380;
dockyards, 381; torpedo boats and de-
stroyers, 379-3 80,382-383; submarines,
373, 379-380, 383; mines, 384; the
automobile torpedo, 373, 384; airships,
379-380, 385; annual cost of the navies
of the warring powers, 386; strength of
the British, French, German, and Aus-
trian fleets in the North Sea, English
Channel, and Mediterranean, 387; co-
operation of British and French fleets,
387; disposition of principal fleets, 387-
388, 442.

Nicholas H, sends congratulatory message
to France on election of M. Poincare,
107 ; pledges himself not to make peace
while "a single enemy remains on Rus-
sian soil," 189; addresses the Council
and the Duma, 190; pledges to the
Kaiser suspension of military action
pending efforts to preserve peace, 193.

Nigeria, 141.

Osman I, 246.
Oghuz Turks, 245.



Pashitch, Nikolas, 5.
Peter, King of Serbia, 346, 347.
Peter the Great, 203, 323-325.
Poincare, Raymond, 107, 112, 153,

185.
Poland (Gennan), 211.
Portugal, African colonies of, 141.
Potsdam, 82.
Pourtales, Count, 13, 14, 15, 38,

436.



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Redmond, John, 164.
Reichskassenscheine (treasury-notes),
Reichsland, The, 100.
Remich, 77



414.



Index



493



Roman Empire, The (see Holy Roman
Empire).

Russia, seeks to compose the Aiistro-Ser-
bian ilifferences, 13, 15-18; on declara-
tion lit war against Serbia orders partial
mobiiiiation, 34; the Kaiser telegraphs
warning to Tsar, 38; declares to Ger-
many necessity ot her protection ot
Serbia, 38; and belief of Cjcrmany's
cooperation to crush Serbia, 38 ; submits
forn\ula for avoiding military prepara-
tions, 39; promises to cooperate in
defense of Belgium, 88; agreement
with Great Britain, 137; is assured by
France of her support, 153; welcomes
French president and premier, 183-184;
strike riots break out in St. Petersburg,
185; the government decides to inter-
vene in the Austro-Serbian dispute, i86-
187; popular sentiment favors war, T87;
refuses Germany's demand for demobili-
zation, 188; "TV Deum solemnized at tlie
Winter Palace, 1S9; the Tsar's pledge
and his address to tlie council and the
Duma, 189-190; the Foreign Minister
announces to the Duma the policy of tlie
government, 191-194; political parties
support the government, except Social
Democrats, 194-196. The Army: Racial
elements, 313; the Varangian conquests,
314; Bulgaria invaded, 315; under Tatar
domination, 315-316; the army of
Vasili, 316; tlie Strelitz and the Cos-
sacks and conquests of Ivan IV, 3 1 7 ; the
army of Ivan and of Feodor, 31S-
319; the Cossack tribes, 320-322 ; mili-
tary organization and conquests umier
Peter the Great, 323-325; disasters
under his successors, 326; reconstruction
of 1812, 327; military colonies, 328;
campaigns of the nineteenth century,
328-330; war with Japan, 331; the army
of 1 91 4, seri'ice, strength, otticers, organi-
zation, equipment, 33 1-33 8; quality
of the soldiers, 342-343; mobilization,
440. The Na-vy: "capital" ships, 377;
battleships of earlier type, 3 7 8 ; other naval
constructions, 380; auxiliary cruisers,
380; dockyards, 381; personnel, 382;
annual cost, 3S6. Wealth and debt of,
393; favorable financial condition of,
420-421; loss of revenue from I'o./ia mo-
nopoly, 42 1 ; new taxes substituted, 423-



Sandars, General Liman von, 253, 255.

Sarajevo, Archduke Francis Ferdinand
assassinated during national celebration
at, 1-2, 193.

Sazonotf, Sergius D., 13, 14, 15, 16, 17,
'S, 21, 33, 34, 38, 151, 152, 153, 186,
188, 191-194, 431,432, 436, 437.

Schleswig, 140.

Serbia, the country and people in 1915, 3;
the great national celebration, 1, 3; gov-
ernment of condemns the Sarajevo crime,
4; Austria-Hungary's press charges Ser-
bian origin of assassination of Archduke
Francis, 4; proclaims her attitude, 5;
the government removes to Nish, 12;
Austria declares war against, 34; racial
affinity of the Serbs and their advent in
southeastern Europe, 345 ; dominion of
Bulgars and Greeks, independence and
conquest of Bulgaria and jiart of Mace-
donia, 345; annexed to Turkey, 1457,
and four centuries of tribulation, 345-
346; momentary independence in 1817,
346; four decades of turbulence and
defeat, 346; assassination of King Alex-
ander and Q^ieen Draga and accession
of King Peter, 346; reorganization of
army, service, strength, training, equip-
ment and quality, 348-353; mobilizes
her army, 430.

Sierra Leone, 141.

Sigismund, Emperor of the Holy Roman
Empire, 201.

Socialists, The, political strength of in Ger-
many, 30-31; hold anti-war meetings,
31; national spirit prevails in the war
crisis, 31-32, 50-51; uncompromising
attitude of, 105-106; in France, 105-
106, 107, 108, 109, I lo-i I 2; urge in-
ternational demonstrations against war,
115; opposition in Great Britain and
Russia to war measures, 195-196.

Strassburg, 100.

Strelitz, The, 317, 323, 324.

Submarines, 373, 379-380, 383.

Szapary, Count, 13, 18, 21, 432, 433,
439-

Tatars, The, 313, 315-316.

Tirpitz, Admiral Alfred Friedrich von,

36.
Tisza, Count Stephen, 6, 8.
Togo, 141.



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Treaty, of peace between Belgium and
Holland, 354; guaranteeing Belgian
independence, 76, 84, 88, 90, 469-470;
defining territorial boundaries of Bel-
gium and Holland, 471-477.

Trevelyan, C. P., 171.

Trevelyan George M., on tlie Serbian
nation and people in 1915, 2, 3.

Turkey, German officers reorganize army
of, 252, 255, 258; British ideas in navy
of, 25 2 ; army organization and strength,
252-258; two "capital" battleships of
seized by Great Britain, 374, 382; bat-
tleships of earlier type, 378; other naval
vessels, 380; dockyards of, 381; per-
sonnel of navy, 382; proposed reor-
ganization by a British syndicate of the
dockyards of in 1914, 382.

Ultimatum, Austria to Serbia, 11, 447;
Germany to Belgium, 79-80, 166, 173;
Belgium' s reply, 83-85; Great Britain



to Germany, 55, 460; Germany to
Russia, 40, 1 18.

Varangians, The, 314.

Viviani, Rene, 104, 107, 112, 114, 119-

121, 153, 183-185, 439, 443.
Vodka, suppression of sale of, 421-413.

Walloons, The, stock in Belgium, 65.

Wasserbillig, 77.

William H, returns from Norwegian cruise,
July 26th, 185; holds an extraordinary
council at Potsdam, July 29th, 35-38;
telegraphs Tsar warning against Russian
mobilization, 3 8 ; is apparently reluctant
to actual hostilities, 39; addresses the
people in justification of the war, 40;
and for their devotion, 41 ; addresses the
Reichstag, 42-45 ; visits Brussels, 1911,
69; orders mobilization, 445.

Zanzibar, 141.



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