Saturday, 5 April 2014

Grim coincidence

I thought I knew all the key facts about the shots that started World War I, but Boyd Tonkin's article in the Indy yesterday contained the nugget that Gavrilo Princip, sentenced to 20 years for the murders of the Archduke and his consort, died in the prison at Theresienstadt (Terezin) which later in the century was to be the site of one the Nazis' most infamous camps.

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