We did it folks. We’re finally here.
On today’s episode, we discuss the build up to the “shot heard round the world”.
We take a look at the political situation in Bosnia, how it connected to secret Serbian nationalist societies, and dive into the back stories of both Franz Ferdinand and his killer Gavrilo Princip to give you all the context on what is honestly one of the weirdest and most impactful assassinations in world history.
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On today’s episode, we discuss the events that played out after the assassination of Franz Ferdinand that turned a regional conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia into a global war. We focus on the Schlieffen plan – the German plan to win the war early by invading neutral Belgium.
Today we discuss the brutal murder of a European Monarchie, hyper nationalism in Serbia and the origins of the secret regicide network known as the “Black Hand” (you know, the guys who kill Archduke Ferdinand).
As Ralph Raico says – “The immediate origins of the 1914 war lie in the twisted...