Sunday, November 11, 2012

The Still Hour

94 years ago today, the guns of the Great War fell silent.

On the same day, the Emperor of Austria renounced power and the Austro-Hungarian Imperial-Royal Family moved from Schönbrunn to internal exile at Eckartsau.

Two days prior, the German abdication had been announced.

Two days later, the Hungarian equivalent to the Austrian renunciation was signed at Eckartsau.

Over at The LRC Blog, Daniel McAdams says:

Civilization lost. Decency lost. And in many ways the world ended.

Mr. McAdams also directs our attentions to this video:

We also have a series at from the pen of Professor Ralph Raico run this fall:

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