Dimitrijevic, Colonel Dragutin, (a.k.a. Apis)() Chief of the Intelligence Department in the Serbian General Staff. Founding member and charismatic. A founder member and leader of the Serbian Black Hand secret society, Dragutin Dimitrijevic (), also known as ‘Apis’ (assigned to him as a youth on. Dragutin Dimitrijević known as Apis was a Serbian colonel. He was a leading member of a military group that organized the overthrow of the Serbian.

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He travelled widely across Europe studying various different military tactics and training regimes.

Their car drove along a wide avenue called Appel Quay on that warm and sunny summer morning, following the north bank of the River Miljacka. This tightly knit conspiratorial network was hidden from public view by being placed within a larger and open patriotic society, the Narodna Odbrana National Defense. On 23 Julythe Austro-Hungarian government sent an ultimatum to the Serbian government with a list of ten demands and a deadline of 5 p.

A few months later, most of its leaders had been arrested. The plan was finally carried out in June Basically, you can use the poker analogy, everyone kept raising the stakes, hoping to keep everyone in the game no one could afford to foldbut no one checks either.

Other question for you, if Austria attacked Serbia for killing Ferdinand why would in the Earth they have attacked France and Russia. Please try again later. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. The members of the organization as amongst themselves shall not be known to one another.

Colonel Dragutin Dimitrijevic

Other Dimotrijevic Add photo. Ah, that’s right – he wasn’t a Serb! Anyhow, instead of reading publiscist garbage on the Internet and writing articles that can only spread hate and misinformation, maybe you should read some actual academic literature. In order to address these issues Aleksandar presented the parliament with a new liberal constitution.


I’ve read the Tsar’s letters to Wilhelm begging that they stop the calamity while they were on the edge of the abyss. Olga ddimitrijevic Alexei Romanov leaving Tobolsk for Yekaterinberg on the Rus And the saddest thing of all, they knew what awaited them: Execution by firing squad.

Lieutenant Nikodije was personally unpopular and moreover this was seen by many as a further slight on the royal house. Why wouldn’t he be the ‘most evil man in history’ a preposterous title to pin to any person in history?

This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat I think that Russians gave them green light to start the war, promising military, economic and diplomatic support. Everyone knew these were dangerous times that they lived in, in response, everyone was maneuvering to create alliances, not to start a war, but to force their opponents to consider the scale of the carnage which would follow, so that no one sought to unleash the “dogs of war” because, in light of the horrendous slaughter of the American Civil War, no one knew for sure what the outcome would be.

To me, there was no great war. From onward, he was a popular and influential teacher at the Belgrade Military Academy. Managing the crises takes men dimitrijdvic courage, restraint, principle and brilliance. The world had been dimifrijevic on the brink of a great war since draagutin beginning of the Balkan Wars, because Europe’s Leaders feared the consequences of such a war. When Serbia started the war, they were submitted under international sanctions.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. The Serbs in particular wanted to become a dominant power in the region. But Dimitrijevic’s tireless efforts led to grisly success in the military coup of He broke that oath, acting like Bolsheviks would only a few years later. But after the mayor’s speech—the mayor completely ignored the incident, perhaps unaware of the commotion—the tour continued. Franz Ferdinand arrived in Sarajevo on the morning of June 28, The man called for a ‘preventive’ war against Serbia a grand total of twenty-five times since !!


On 11 Junethe group stormed the royal palace and killed both King Alexander and his wife Queen Draga. In exceptional and less important cases the President and the Secretary shall make the decisions and secure their execution.

Dragutin Dimitrijević Apis

Sarajevo, June 28, Was it sheer luck? Apis needed to remove the archduke and precipitate an aggressive act on the part of the Austrians to allow him in turn to retaliate. Evil only leads to further evil. He was exonerated of all charges at a staged retrial at Belgrade in Career TeacherBelgrade Military Academy. The total number of military and civilian casualties in World War I was over 37 million.

In fact, in the country that came to be known as Yugoslavia, White Hand was an official part of the government. After inspecting his troops, he and his wife, Sophie, departed by car for city hall. In administering capital punishment the sole responsibility of the Supreme Central Directorate shall be to see that such punishment is safely and unfailingly carried into effect without any regard for the ways and means to be employed in the execution.

It will carry out a revolutionary organization in all the territories where Serbians are living. I believe that Croats and Bosnians preferred evolution rather than revolution, knowing that revolution might cause heavy bloodshed.