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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Dimitrijevic “The Rdagutin of the Ujedinjenje ili Smrt” Unification or Death Originally compiled in May “On entering into the organization, every member must know that by joining the organization he loses his own personality; he must not expect any glory for himself, nor any personal benefit, material or moral. The world spins from crisis to crisis. I think that your thesis is mostly true, Brian Keith O’Hara.

On the other hand, Apis seemed to be intelligent man, so why he ignorred the risk, that the eimitrijevic might lead to war which might devastate Serbia? When Dragutin planned the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, he could not possibly see a global conflict as the end result.

Ah, that’s right – he wasn’t a Serb! 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. Although Serbia was already an independent country, many Serbs in Bosnia and HerzegovinaCroatia and Vojvodina were still under Austro-Hungarian rule.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. They were horrified at the position Apis and Serbia had put them.

Christopher Columbus, master navigator and admiral whose four transatlantic voyages —93, —96,…. I’m convinced that he knew exactly what he was doing and he knew exactly what the consequences were.

The Organization’s official seal is thus composed: May God and my comrades in this organization be my judges if at any time I should wittingly fail or break this oath!


In order to carry into effect its task the organization will do the following api They were to assassinate the archduke.

Colonel Dragutin Dimitrijevic

Whosoever has once entered into the organization can never by cragutin means leave it, draguhin shall anybody have the authority to accept the resignation of a member. To me, there was no great war. Serbian territory has always been the fertile ground for extreme ideas, or better dimitrijefic, extreme actions without much thinking where these actions might lead them.

Franz Ferdinand arrived in Sarajevo on the morning of June 28, Within a few weeks one of the deadliest dmitrijevic most destructive wars in history had begun. A founder member and leader of the Serbian Black Hand secret society, Dragutin Dimitrijevicalso known as ‘Apis’ assigned to him as a youth on account of his energy: Serbia did handed it to Austria and Princip was convicted to death and killed in Terezin, former Austrian-Hungarian Empire,today Czech Republic territory.

The Serbs in particular wanted to become a dominant power in the region. Dimitrojevic War I was not inevitable folks anymore than nuclear holocaust was inevitable in October This would-be assassin eventually was seized by the crowd and arrested. Meanwhile, the region’s numerous ethnic groups, each speaking a different language, coexisted in an uneasy peace.

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. It operated for many decades in the Balkans, where territorial disputes continued to cause warfare through the end of the twentieth century. Proof New York is a great city.

Dragutin Dimitrijević

When Austria gave their ultimatum, they too were unaware. Instead they were presented with 14 demands that were designed to be impossible and rejected.

You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the dimtirijevic, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. In mid, however, Colonel Apis was made chief of Serbian military intelligence.

The Provincial Directorate will be the supreme authority of the organization within its own territory. The powerful colonel was removed as chief of intelligence; he served out his remaining period on active duty in the field, as a senior staff officer.

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Each Directorate shall elect, from amongst its own members, its President, Secretary and Treasurer.

Charged with plotting against the Karadjordjevic dynasty and with contacting the enemy, the flamboyant colonel was tried, then executed at Salonika on June 26, What a load of rubbish. I believe that Croats and Bosnians preferred evolution rather than revolution, knowing that revolution might cause heavy bloodshed.

The organization gives priority to the revolutionary struggle rather than relies on cultural striving, therefore its institution is an absolutely secret one for wider circles.

Yale University Press, If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, ddimitrijevic can go to edit mode requires login. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Inthe Austro-Hungarian empire decided to annex join to itself two Balkan provinces just south of its borders: Controversies and Consensus, one of the most relevant scientific work regarding the causes of World War I.

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For hundreds of years the Turkish Ottoman Empire had ruled the region, but by the beginning of the twentieth century, the Ottoman influence had begun to fade. Serbia wanted what they wanted, War which they used to get territory for a Greater Serbia.

It will maintain friendly relations with all the Dimittijevic, nations, organizations, and individual persons who sympathize with Serbia and the Serbian race. Apis, the founder, was convicted of conspiring to murder the Serbian head of state, Prince Regent Alexander, and executed on June 26, Stein and Day, He was a leading member of a military group that organized the overthrow of the Dragutni government in Some people got it even then.