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Article: World War I – The Descent Into War


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the straw that broke the camel’s back and led to war – the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie.

For more visit:
http://www.historynet.com/first-shot-of-world-war-i.htm


Article: WWI – Colonel Alfred Redl


The link below is to an article that looks at the lead up to World War I and in this particular article, Colonel Alfred Redl of Austria and the associated scandal concerning him.

For more visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/50760/world-war-i-centennial-gay-spy-scandal-rocks-vienna


Article: WWI – Germany and Belgian Neutrality & Austria-Hungary Against Montenegro


The link below is to another article dealing with the lead up to the First World War. In this article Austria-Hungary mobilizes against Montenegro, and Germany promises to respect Belgian neutrality.

For more visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/50347/world-war-i-centennial-germany-promises-respect-belgian-neutrality-austria-hungary


Article: WWI – Russian/Austria-Hungarian Standoff Ends


The link below is to an article concerning the lead up to World War I. In this article the standoff between Russia and Austria-Hungary ends.

For more visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/49293/world-war-i-centennial-austria-hungary-and-russia-stand-down


WWI: Austria-Hungary and the Balkans


The link below is to an article that looks at the lead up to World War I. In this article the focus is on Austria-Hungary and the Balkans region.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/143569


Today in History: 20 April 1889


German Nazi Dictator Adolf Hitler is Born

On this day in 1889, Adolf Hitler was born at Braunau am Inn, in Austria-Hungary.

For more visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Hitler


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