3/8/1914 War comes to the Mediterranean

Germany has two warships in the Mediterranean, the battlecruiser SMS Goeben and the light cruiser SMS Breslau, under the command of Admiral Wilhelm Souchon. Souchon learns of the outbreak of war between Germany and France. His orders are to attack French ports in North Africa to disrupt the transport of troops to metropolitan France. The Goeben and Breslau set a course for French Algeria.

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