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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In exceptional and less important cases the President and the Secretary shall make the decisions and secure their execution. As a result of the confusion, the driver stopped the car in front of a food store. If you have a heart and conscience, he is no hero, even if you are Pro-Serbia. The total number of military and civilian casualties zpis World War I was over 37 million.

Everybody was smart enough to fear it.

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History, Myth, and the Destruction of Yugoslavia. ChiefSerbian military intelligence.

Maybe you’ll learn something Charged with plotting against the Karadjordjevic dynasty and with contacting the enemy, the flamboyant colonel was tried, then executed at Salonika on June 26, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Views View Edit History. The Supreme Central Directorate shall from time to time control and inspect the work of its own departments. Formed by ten officers on May 9,Black Hand had grown to around two thousand members within three years. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.

Perhaps the most plausible explanation finds Alexander, then on the verge of reentering Serbian territory and no longer able to find political support in tsarist Russia, determined to extirpate independent circles in the army.

Having reached city hall, Ferdinand was furious at the breakdown in security.

Colonel Dragutin Dimitrijevic

In fact, in eimitrijevic country that draguyin to be known as Yugoslavia, White Hand was an official part of the government. Branches of this group were soon started in other areas of the Balkans. Serbia wanted what they wanted, War which they used to get territory for a Greater Serbia. King Aleksandar and Queen Draga were shot and their bodies mutilated and disemboweled and thrown from a second floor window of the palace onto piles of garden manure lying below.


Yale University Press, Perhaps Apis was not the most evil man in history, but he was one of the most evil ones. You could argue, if he had the support of the people, that sending them into exile, would give him what he wanted, an aggressive Serbian Government and King, but break his oath, exile would be offering protection to his King. He was noted to be academically bright in his junior school and at the age of sixteen was sent to the Belgrade military academy.

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His wife learned toward him and asked what was the matter, then sank in her seat; she had been wounded in the abdomen.

In the organization the members shall be registered and known by their respective numbers. The Austrian nobleman saw it coming and batted it away. Each Directorate shall elect, from amongst its own members, its President, Secretary and Treasurer.

If Apis did plan and help implement the Sarajevo murders, the ensuing European conflagration destroyed his hopes for Serbian expansion at tolerable cost. It is a tale of stupidity, arrogance and selfishness. The next six weeks were a diplomatic catastrophe. Oh and Steven Ramirez needs to get a clue! In the center of the seal there is a powerful arm holding in its hand an unfurled flag on which—as a coat of arms—there is a skull with crossed bones; by the side of the flag, a knife, dimitrimevic bomb and a dagutin of poison.

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Even if the nation of Serbia were much responsible for the apsi which is a long stretchthere was still no justification for war. You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.


In the dimitrijeviic ofhowever, the archduke announced his intention to visit Sarajevo to view military manoeuvres and Apis sensed an opportunity. 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: The park wasn’t in the best of shape, some areas had grass nearly as tall as I was.

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The duty of each individual Provincial Directorate will be to carry out the principles of the organization within dragutjn respective territories of each Serbian region outside the frontiers of the Kingdom of Serbia. It soon became dimitfijevic as “Black Hand. Who’s Who – Dragutin Dimitrijevic 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: He was a leading member of a military group that organized the overthrow of the Serbian government in Following the crackdown Dimitrijevic was arrested, tried on 23 May – drqgutin outcome was predetermined – and shot at sunrise on 24 June ; it required some 20 shots before Dimitrijevic was confirmed dead.

No, I think they were supplied by Russian highly advanced surface-to-air missiles.

Three days later the Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on Serbia. The Serbian government offered complete cooperation with the Austro-Hungarian empire.

Discover some wpis the most interesting and trending topics of He broke that oath, acting like Bolsheviks would only a few years later. We aren’t talking about the Serbian government.

Serbia should have arrested the assassins and handed them over to the Austrians in accordance with law.