Skip to comments.THE DAY BEFORE THE WORLD CHANGED FOREVER - JUNE 27.
Posted on 06/27/2013 5:50:27 PM PDT by Ravnagora
June 27, 2013 By Aleksandra
Aleksandra's Note: Today is Thursday, June 27, 2013. Exactly 99 years ago today was the day before everything in the world changed forever. History tells us that it was a beautiful summer in 1914 - everything a summer should be. The peaceful atmosphere in Europe had only 24 hours left. The next day, June 28, 1914 was Vidovdan, a most sacred day in Serbian history. It was also the day that an Austrian Archduke and his wife would come visiting and go for a carriage ride in a city in Bosnia. It was a day they should have chosen to go elsewhere, anywhere, but the Balkans. But then again, it would not have mattered at all. The war planners had already engineered the future, a destiny they believed would turn out in their favor. That's the folly of arrogance and shortsightedness.
The historical revisionists, in anticipation of next year's centennial of the start of the War To End All Wars, have already begun their campaigns to sabotage the truths of history. The Serbs, regardless of all evidence to the contrary, are to be made the fall guy, thus nullifying even the Versailles Treaty where it was determined unequivocally and with finality who was responsible and accountable for the First World War. And it was not the Serbs. Any historian with even a modicum of integrity will see this WWI centennial campaign for exactly what it is and will reject its phony premise.
But that's all for later. This day, June 27th in 1914, is a peaceful day in Europe and beyond. But there had been portents of things to come for many decades before this day, and like anything that simmers under the surface, there's always the tipping point. Always.
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By the Beautiful Sea--The Heidelberg Quartet
Another war we had no business being in.
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