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William Joseph Brunell, British and Italian troops guarding Austro-Hungarian prisoners in a dug out by the River Piave at Salettuol, November 1918

Battle in heaven: the first world war in Italy – in pictures

William Joseph Brunell, British and Italian troops guarding Austro-Hungarian prisoners in a dug out by the River Piave at Salettuol, November 1918

I’m the first to admit it: I spend about as much time prowling for new books as I do reading them.  I mine the state awards list of lists when I am looking for crowdpleaser titles for tweens and te…

Ten Books My Students Recommended to Me by Amy Estersohn

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld. First in the Leviathan trilogy. Great alternate history/steampunk set during World War I.

This shows the archduke Franz Ferdinand and hid wife Sofia. This was in the day of their assassination.

Curses! Archduke Franz Ferdinand and His Astounding Death Car

Royal Wedding Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria & Countess Sophie Chotek

Marie von Fery-Bognar, a volunteer with the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I who became a corporal in 1916

Marie von Fery-Bognar, a volunteer with the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I who became a corporal in 1916

"the war to end all wars," it was called --- World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until ...

"the war to end all wars," it was called --- World War I (WWI or also known as the First World War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until .

Turkish execution

pissing war

Austro-Hungarian troops executing captured Serbians Serbia lost about 850000 people during the war a quarter of its pre-war population.

Prince Aleksander, would-be heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless...

In an alternate 1914 Europe, Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from forces who are attempting to take over the globe with mechanical machinery, forms an alliance with Deryn, who is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts.

Slithering over the brink On 28 June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was assassinated by a young Bosnian Serb nationalist in the city of Sarajevo. At first, British diplomats dismissed the assassination as a minor incident in a troubled part of Europe. But as the weeks passed, the crisis began to grow at a frightening pace. bbc.com

How close did the world come to peace in 1914?

Amschewitz (J. H.) | Kill That Eagle | 1914 This map shows Germany and her allied powers, Austria and Turkey, beset on all sides by the Allies. At the centre of the conflict is Germany in the shape of an eagle and the Austro-Hungarian Empire as a fallen clown being attacked by the Russian bear and the Serbian terrier.

mapsontheweb: European Revue - Kill That Eagle. A satirical map of the war in 1914

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