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One Hundred Years Ago, A Time Not Unlike Our Own

One hundred years ago today, a Bosnian Serb named Gavrilo Princip and a cell of five others assassinated the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie. Princip and his team threw “infernal machines” (what we today would call a grenade or perhaps an IED) at the archduke’s precession of automobiles. Amazing, Ferdinand’s party […]