the Marne about 12,000 Germans surrendered to the Allies. 188 The final assault on the Hindenburg Line began the Queen of Spades BY Pushkin with the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, launched by French and American troops on 26 September. General Francisco Franco, the Fascist military dictator of Spain (1939-1975) wisely managed to keep his country neutral. The British and the French sought a solution with the creation of the tank and mechanised warfare. This arrangement led to confusion and chaos both at the front and at home. When Bulgaria attacked Serbia and Greece on, it lost most of Macedonia to Serbia and Greece, and Southern Dobruja to Romania in the 33-day Second Balkan War, further destabilising the region. When these outflanking efforts failed, the opposing forces soon found themselves facing an uninterrupted line of entrenched positions from Lorraine to Belgium's coast. Although diplomats throughout Europe strove to settle matters without warfare right up to the time the shooting started, the influence military leaders enjoyed in many nations won outalong with desires to capture new lands or reclaim old ones. While these were not formal alliances, by settling long-standing colonial disputes, they made British entry into any future conflict involving France or Russia a possibility, and these interlocking bilateral agreements became known as the Triple Entente. Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles (the so-called " war guilt" clause) stated Germany accepted responsibility for "all the loss and damage to which the Allied and Associated Governments and their nationals have been subjected as a consequence of the war imposed upon them. Expansion of violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina The Austro-Hungarian authorities encouraged the subsequent anti-Serb riots in Sarajevo, in which Bosnian Croats and Bosniaks killed two Bosnian Serbs and damaged numerous Serb-owned buildings. With a pistol, Princip shot and killed Ferdinand and his wife Sophie.
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