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Centennial Countdown to the Great War: January 1914

Posted on on 02 February 2014
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A monthly blog documents events taking place 100 years ago.

Events covered by the blog for January 1914 include: A German courts exonerate the German Army in the Zabern incident; the Kaiser again has trouble controlling his son, the Crown Prince; in England, Joseph Chamberlain announces his retirement from Parliament; in China Yuan Shih-Kai decides he can rule without Parliament; in Turkey, Enver Pasha becomes Minister of War; a volcano erupts in Japan; and racial tensions continue in South Africa between Europeans and Indian immigrants.

To visit the Centennial Countdown to the Great War blog, click here.

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News

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