A non-stop train to war
- Historical context
- First World War
And that is how the first world war started.
Now, for the keen viewers. The flag representing the Gavrilo Princip (the shooter of Franz Ferdinand) is the Pan-Slavic Flag created in the mid 1800s. Its blue is slightly different from the eventual Yugoslavian flag.
For other keen viewers, the flag underneath France's regular tricolore flag is actually the Royal Standard of the King up until the French revolution. Get it?
Also, I decided to combine the Austria-Hungary character for one character for this piece, because it better represents it. The other one, Getting down with the K.u.K., was more about just Austria-Hungary and how silly it was.
And yes, that is a reference to the Schlieffen plan, which is why Germany attacked France before Russia even called upon them. Sneaky!