Thursday, September 12, 2013

If that had been the war, Germany would have won

European Commission President in his "state of the union" speech to the European Parliament --

Next year, it will be one century after the start of the First World War. A war that tore Europe apart, from Sarajevo to the Somme.

Wasn't there a whole "eastern front" thingy to World War I, which had rather significant implications for what the next decades in Europe would look like?