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Category: A history of the First World War.

This is my attempt to present a history of the First World War through major milestones, people, places, objects and relevant events, from the mundane to the extraordinary. Please join my presentation of the history of WW1 from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand that sparked the Great War to an armistice signed in a railroad carriage in the forest of Compiegne.

A history of the First World War. 6

From the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand that sparked the Great War to an armistice signed in a railroad carriage in the forest of Compiegne… A history of the First World War: No. 1. The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

On 28th of June 1914, standing along side of local delicatessen, near the site of the Latin Bridge that stretched over the Mijacka River, a young Serbian nationalist named Gavrillo […]