History In An Hour – History for busy people

100 years. 28 June 1914, the start of it all…

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Sarajevo and its resonances;
his assassin, Gavrilo Princip, the start of the First World War and the debate on its origins.

From kings, presidents and generals to the battles, the spies and the executed… another 36 great articles on the “war to end war”.

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