Everyone recollects the powder keg, the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his spouse via Serbian nationwide Gavrilo Princip; yet what in regards to the undeniable fact that an entire month elapsed among Princip’s deed and the particular starting of warfare? Or that the German Kaiser spent a lot of that point on his imperial yacht Hohenzollern, on his annual cruise within the Norwegian fjords? John Keegan explains in cautious and interesting aspect how precisely the warfare begun, taking the reader via this fateful and interesting month of diplomatic backward and forward, last-minute near-saves, and supreme failure.
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