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General Putnik

This post and the following ones will be dedicated to some of the actors who played an important role in these days of the Crisis which led to the Great War and who are now almost forgotten. 110 more words

France

Partial Mobilization in Austria

July 26, 1914: The partial mobilization of the Army is ordered. Here’s a picture of people celebrating this event in the streets of Vienna.

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Surrender at Cima Ekar

This interesting and moving picture comes from a book bought some days ago: Epoca – 50 anni fa: Vittorio Veneto; this book is about the last year of the war in Italy. 50 more words

1918

98 years ago: the death of Cesare Battisti

It was 98 years ago. On July 12, 1916. After having faced a court-martial in his hometown Trento at the Castello del Buonconsiglio, Cesare Battisti… 98 more words

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K.u.K. Group Photo

There’s something moving with the photos of pre-war K.u.K (Austro-Hungarian) soldiers. More than pictures from other countries, they show a world that totally disappeared with the Great War. 15 more words

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The coffins of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife through the streets of Trieste

It was exactly 100 years ago, on July 2, 1914. After their assassination in Sarajevo on June 28, the bodies of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were brought back to Vienna. 35 more words

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It all began here

This happened 100 years ago in Sarajevo… The bullets fired on a Sarajevo street on a sunny June in 1914 set in motion a series of events that shaped our world.

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