Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Monday, July 28, 2014
It is July 28, 1914. It is a fateful day. A dreadful, horrendous conflict is about to be unleashed.
A century ago today. In the Kaiservilla in Bad Ischl, Austria-Hungary declares war on the Kingdom of Serbia on the day a month after the shots of Sarajevo.
As this video lecture says, the war hawks were officials serving under the monarchs, and they practiced disloyalty in order to have their war, even lying about Serbian forces firing first: