Tag Archives: Austria-Hungary

Book Review: A Fleet In Being

A Fleet In Being: The Austro-Hungarian Fleet Of World War I, by Russell Philips [Note: This book was provided free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.] As the third book I have read by this … Continue reading

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Today In History, On June 28th, 1914, The World Went Mad

June 28th is St. Vitus’ Day, and the anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo, where in a hard-fought battle the medieval Serbian monarchy lost against the rising power of the Ottoman Empire. The battle itself was not as decisive as … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Mad Catastrophe

A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire, by Geoffrey Wawro This book fills a niche that many people, even those who are students of World War I [1], may not even … Continue reading

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