071: Like a Sinking Ship

The state of the Balkans after the two Balkan wars.

 
Just weeks after the end of the First Balkan War, the Second Balkan War erupted as the Balkan League states fought among themselves over the territory taken from the Ottoman Empire. When it was over, Serbia was Russia’s only remaining diplomatic asset in the Balkans, and it was spoiling for a fight with Austria.
 

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

Serb Folk Music
Public domain.
Public domain recording. Source.

“Himni i Flamurit”
Composed c.1880 by Ciprian Porumbescu. Public domain.
Performed by the United States Navy Band. Public domain recording. Source.

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