Did You Know These Facts About THE FIRST WORLD WAR? PDF Print E-mail

AUGUST 2014August 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of what became known as the First World War.


Catastrophic Watershed

1914 marked the end of the greatest century of Missions and the beginning of what proved to be the worst century of persecution. The consequences of the First World War continue to have far reaching repercussions to this present day.


The Great War

Contemporaries called it The Great War because it was literally greater than any war ever waged before that time. In numbers of soldiers involved, in numbers of casualties, in terms of the disastrous consequences, it was the most catastrophic event in the history of civilization.

What is Bastille Day Celebrating? PDF Print E-mail


14 July is celebrated in France as the French National Celebration. It commemorates the storming of the Bastille and the launch of The French Revolution

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A Time of Turmoil
The French Revolution was one of the most influential events of modern history. The ten-year period from 1789 to 1799 when France went from a Monarchy to a Republic, to a Reign of Terror, to Dictatorship was one of the most tumultuous times in European history.

Assassination in Sarajevo PDF Print E-mail

One Hundred Years Ago

Saturday, 28 June 2014, will mark the 100th anniversary of the assassination that sparked the First World War.


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A Disastrous Date

On 28 June 1914, the heir to the throne of the Austria-Hungarian Empire, Archduke Frans Ferdinand, and his wife, Sophie, were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Fatal Failure

Considering the catastrophic consequences, it is remarkable how little is generally known about that fateful day, and what led up to it. Security personnel and bodyguards can learn no end of lessons of what not to do from the catalogue of security failings of that day.

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