Why Did Austria Declare War On Serbia?

In order to fully understand Austro-Hungarian declaration of war on Serbia, an event that sparked the World War 1, we need to go back a while and take a look at the situation in Europe and Balkans especially at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1903, a secret military organization called the Black Hand … Read more

Today Marks 100 Years Since Heroic Defense Of Belgrade In WWI

The First World War began on 28 July 1914 when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. Most of the subsequent Balkan offensives occurred near Belgrade. Austro-Hungarian monitors started shelling of Belgrade on 29 July 1914. After a prolonged battle which destroyed much of the city, between 6 and 9 October 1915, Belgrade fell to German and … Read more