070: The Schlemiel of Europe

Status of the Balkans as of April 1913. Note the line made up of ‘+’ signs. This is the agreed division between Serbian and Bulgarian claims. Note that Serbian occupation has expanded well beyond the agreed line.

 
The Balkan League rearranged the map of the Balkans, Austria’s front doorstep, while Vienna looked on, her options limited, as high officials of her military became embroiled in scandal.
 

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Opening Theme

“Wiener Blut” (“Viennese Spirit”)
Composed in 1873 by Johann Strauss II. Public domain.
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Closing Theme

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