2 Aug 1914
  • German troops crossed the frontier into France. ww2dbase [AC]
  • In France, the Law of Siege gave the army the power to requisition goods, to control the press, and to apply military law to civilians. It even subordinated the police to military control. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Ernst Udet attempted to enlist in the German Army, but was rejected due to his short stature. ww2dbase [Ernst Udet | CPC]

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