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To: DeaconBenjamin
isn't this how WW1 started, with 1 Serbian being killed.
5 posted on 12/05/2012 5:41:47 AM PST by bdfromlv (Leavenworth hard time)
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To: bdfromlv
isn't this how WW1 started, with 1 Serbian being killed.

No, the archduke of Austro-Hungaria was assassinated by a Bosnian Serb. This event lead to recriminations against the Serbian government, and both parties dug in on the diplomatic front. The threats increased until there were relatively minor incident on the border where shots were fired, and that resulted in a declaration of war. That declaration set in motion various alliances that resulted in the outbreak of WWI.

6 posted on 12/05/2012 6:14:18 AM PST by Fido969
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