Tag Archive for Austria-Hungary

WAR SPREADS IN THE BALKANS

Austria Strikes Serbia, Its Troops in Belgrade. Bulgaria Joins Attack Against Serbia Special to The Great War Project (6-9 October) The forces of Austria-Hungary and Germany are preparing to invade Serbia, where this whole tragic slaughter began with the assassination in Sarajevo of Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. Until now, Serbia is…

THE MURDEROUS BATTLE FOR SERBIA

The Suffering of Victors and Vanquished. Belgrade Now a City of Beggars, Cripples, and Orphans. Special to The Great War Project (6-7 December) Fighting in Serbia on these days a century ago seems first to favor Austria-Hungary. The Serbian government abandons Belgrade, and despite the incompetence and chaos within the Austrian forces, they appear to…