posted on Jan, 14 2014 @ 05:34 PM
reply to post by hotel1
Belgium was definitely the emotional trigger for the populace at large.
Some years ago I was preparing a dissertation by reading through a small denominational newspaper of the time (the Primitive Methodist Leader).
One week an editorial by a church leader was pouring scorn on the idea of going to war over Austrian threats or attacks against Serbia. Who would
think of fighting for Serbia, that bandit nation?
In the following week's edition, though, the invasion of Belgium had already taken place and his whole attitude was turned by 180 degrees. The fight
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