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BRITAIN and GERMANY - The BEST of ENEMIES PDF Print E-mail

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

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The Best of Friends
Even before February 1840, when Queen Victoria married Prince Albert, Britain and Germany enjoyed the closest of ties in friendship, marriage, Faith and culture.


Allies in War
Historically British and German soldiers were the staunchest of allies. The great Battle of Waterloo in 1815, was won by the alliance of 

 

British and German troops under the Duke of Wellington and Marshall Blücher, against their traditional enemies the French.

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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.

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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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