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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 5, In Which Appear the Four Horsemen Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 5, In Which Appear the Four Horsemen Summary

Over the next few weeks tensions increase as rumors of war continue to mount. Russia is mobilizing its military, as is Germany. The Austrians are bombarding Belgrade. Austria has declared war on Russia. Germany has begun isolating herself by cutting off railroad and telegraphic communications with neighboring countries. The mood in Paris is cautious but friendly, with everyone seeming to know everyone else. Then, there is the assassination of Jaures. Suddenly, fears of a revolution spread, but they pass quietly in the night. Then the orders for mobilization are received. The mobilization began at midnight. The streets are filled with men walking bravely to the train station with their wives, children, mothers, sisters, walking beside them. It is impossible to get a taxi in Paris, because all cars have been reserved for use...

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