February 15, 2014

Who Started World War I?

Dirk Kurbjuweit, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I and the 75th of the start of World War II. Questions over the degree of German guilt remain contentious among historians, who have been fighting over the issue for years.

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