History of War

REPRISAL AND RETRIBUTION

Source:   The horrendous wound caused by an Austro-Hungarian Einschusspatronen round  

Serbian civilians hanged by the Austro-Hungarians, location unknown

“DURING THE WHOLE COURSE OF THE WAR THE GREATEST SEVERITY, THE GREATEST HARSHNESS AND THE GREATEST MISTRUST BE OBSERVED TOWARDS EVERYONE”

The war in the Balkans began as a war apart. From the moment Franz Ferdinand was assassinated the mood in the Austro-Hungarian Empire turned poisonous for Serbs, who were seen as irredentists and fifth

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