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Commemorating the centenary of the 1914-1918 Great War, Travel Pics remembers.

Assassination

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in Sarajevo on 28th June, 1914, is widely seen as the spark that ignited the flames of a First World War.

Once a summer residence of the imperial family, Artstetten Castle (open Apr-Nov) is the final resting place of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie Duchess of Hohenberg.

Artstetten Castle - 28th June, 2014

The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg were interred at Artstetten Castle because his wife could not be buried at the Imperial Crypt.

Artstetten Castle - 28th June, 2014

1914-1918 Great War Centenary

American Battle Monuments Commission.
Armistice Signing in Compiegne.
Artstetten Castle in June.
British Cemetery at Messines Ridge.
Fort de Douaumont, Verdun.
German Bunker at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
Hill 60 Cratered Landscape.
Montsec American Monument.
Pozieres British Cemetery.
Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery.
Their Name Liveth For Evermore.
World War One Trenches.

Remembrance Sunday - Lest We Forget.

The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914

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