Events and newspaper headlines leading to beginning of World War 1. Includes dramatization of Franz Ferdinand assassination.
Europe Date:1914 Duration:2 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Events that led to the beginning of World War I. Archduke of Austria, Franz Ferdinand and his wife descending steps in Sarajevo Austria. Dramatization of assassination of Franz Ferdinand. Newspaper headlines from The Sun: "Austrian Archduke Assassinated at Serajevo"; The Washington Post: "Austrian Ultimatum to Servia"; Pittsburgh Gazette Times "Kaiser Calls Up Army"; the Oakland Tribune: "War! Germans launch French Attack". Views of mobilization of German troops. German troops march as people cheer them on. A small boy dressed as a German soldier gives a salute. Troops march with a dachsund dog wearing a German Army helmet. A German woman buys a brooch with the face of Kaiser Wilhelm II, German Emperor, to put on her dress before a parade including Wilhelm II. German citizens waving at German military parade. Infantry and cavalry units march past a large crowd in streets on the way to war.
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