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Q&A Beattie / Shurtleff / WWI Anniversary


Austria And Serbia Have Observed The 100th Anniversary Of Austria's Declaration Of War, The Beginning Of Hostilities That Was To Become World War 1. In Vienna Monday, Austrian And Serb Diplomats Attended An Exhibition Of The War Declaration Document On Display At The Leopold Museum. Speaking In Nis, Serbia.... Serbian Prime Minister Alaksandar Vucic Lamented That Serbia Lost 1.2-Million People, More Than One-Quarter Of The Nation's Population, During The War. The Declaration By Austria-Hungary Came One Month After The Assassination Of The Austrian Archduke Ferdinand And His Wife In Sarajevo By A Serb Nationalist.Retired US Foreign Service Officer Ambassador Leonard Shurtleff Is President Of The World War One Historical Association. He Told VOA's Victor Beattie Everything In The World Changed With The First World War.

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