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Archduke Assassination

Uploaded by kdog21 on Nov 30, 2011

The Kaiser of Germany along with Dual alliance was quick to use the assassination of the Archduke as a pretext for war. (Marshall Edward) “France saw the Pan-German alliance as a menace that did not respond to reason, but only obeys its jealous tendencies and exaggerated Ego. The Dual Alliance was quick to seize the opportunity resulting from the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his Archduchess as an excuse for an aggressive political documentation against the countries of the triple Entente.”
“The European press say’s “it appears that the emotion produced by the crime at Sarajevo was tragic in the countries of the Triple Entente”, and found expression of counsel and prudence, of reconciliation, and moderation. But on the other side of the Triple Entente, especially in Berlin, it reverted into aggressive political demonstration. That did not stop to mourn the death of the Archduke of Austria, the German press sees nothing in the dead Archduke only it’s self centered goal of creating a Pan-Germanium Entente, it is with this spirit they proceeded to cry out for vengeance and demand the most severe, and dangerous measures against the Serbs, and the whole Slavic people; who believed that the seeds of this crime was sowed long before the death of the Archduke. Pan-Germaniums only responds to the impulse of jealousy, and hatred. They do not hesitate to unchain the dogs of war, which will probably embrace the whole of Europe. It was the goal of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand to add to the Austro-Hungarian association a third state to consist of Delmatia, Istrria, Crotia, Bosnia and Herzegovina it was his dream to make Austries the absolute mistress of the empire. Furthermore the Archduke believed that if his ambitions were to be realized it was necessary to keep the Serbs and other Slavic people who are under Austro-Hungarian domination in a state happiness. All hopes of a reconciliation died On 28th June 1914, with the assassination of the Archduke Franc Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and wife Sophie, Duchess of Hofburg, were shot dead in Sarajevo, by Gavrilo Princept, one of six Bosnian Serb assassins.
Emperor Francis Joseph, at that time in history was 84 and in bad health, he took passion of the bodies as they arrived by train at a suburban station from Serbia. Both bodies, the...

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Date:   11/30/2011

Category:   History

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