The Trigger

Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War

by Tim Butcher

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The Trigger
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Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War
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Tim Butcher

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Relates the story of the teenager who changed world history when he assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand and started the First World War, and discusses the lasting repercussions this event has had on the Balkans over the last century.