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100 years ago today in Sarajevo ...


100 years ago today in Sarajevo ...

28 June, 1914 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand was killed in Sarajevo; an act that precipitated the First World War. This event, and its aftermath, shaped politics, geography, art and virtually all other spheres of life for the next century.

Investigate why and how it happened, and read about the reactions of those who lived through it: First World War titles at Barrie Public Library