Newspaper fronts memorialize first WWI battle

August 5, 1914 marked “the first battle of World War I,” according to the History Channel, when “the German army launches its assault on the city of Liege in Belgium, violating the latter country’s neutrality.”

Here’s how De Morgen in Brussels, Belgium marked the 100th anniversary (front pages courtesy Newseum):


This is Tuesday’s front page from Augsburger Allgemeine in Augsburg, Germany:


Here’s the front page from The Guardian in London:

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This page is from The Times in London:


And this one is from Lancashire Evening Post in Preston, United Kingdom:


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