Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Grand Duke Nicholas cheers Serbs

August 20, 1914

Grand Duke Nicholas, commander of the Russian army, has sent a letter to Prince Alexander of Serbia, congratulating him on Serbia's victory, according to a St. Petersburg dispatch to Reuters.

He wrote: "Having received news of the brilliant victory of the Serbian Army, I send on behalf of the Pan-Slavic Army cordial congratulations on the first victory which God has given us.  The Russian Army shouts to you a vigorous cheer in honor of the victorious Serbs."

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