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Today in History: WW1 Begins 

Did you know that on July 28, 1914 Austria and Hungary declared war on Serbia? For, one┬ámonth to the day, the assassination in Sarajevo of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throne, by Gavrilo Princip, a Yugoslav nationalist, had triggered one of the deadliest conflicts in human history. Germany invaded Belgium, Luxembourg, and France; …

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WW1: Finding a Frame of Reference 

Late at night I thumbed through The New York Times Book of World War 1 (Arno Press, 1980), a compilation of headlines in a home resource of fine books on military history. I knew that these stories were easily accessible through Proquest Historical Newspapers, but it was somehow more immediate and satisfying to see the …

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