Skip to comments.The man who started the First World War
Posted on 09/09/2013 2:08:36 PM PDT by Ravnagora
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife descend the steps of the City Hall, Sarajevo, and innocent bystander Ferdinand Behr, inset Photo: © IWM
History has not been kind to the teenager who triggered the First World War by assassinating Archduke Franz Ferdinand on a sunny Sunday morning in Sarajevo.
So colossal was the impact of his actions and so modest his backwoodsman background that the story of Gavrilo Princip has often been overlooked, misrepresented and misunderstood.
Muddled theories, often as batty as they are unverifiable, have circulated ever since Princip fired his Browning 9mm pistol on June 28, 1914: he was working for the Freemasons, an agent of the Russian secret service, a diehard Serbian nationalist, an unwitting puppet of German warmongers.
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kaiser wilhelm II the german obama started it
Vladimir Dedijer's book The Road to Sarajevo has a lot on Princip and the other conspirators--I believe one of the men involved in the plot was still alive when Dedijer was writing the book.
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