The assassination of Franz Ferdinand might have been a footnote in world history. Instead it led to a horrific war in which millions died. WW1 changed Europe and led to WW2 and it began with the assassination.
The blood-splattered garment, once white but now stained a dark brown, is being exhibited in a glass display case at the Austrian Military Museum.
The shirt was in the possession of the Jesuit religious order until 2004 when it was found in their archives and passed to the Austrian Military Museum on permanent loan.
Because of its delicate condition it is only rarely put on public display, according to the publication.
This time it will be viewable through the middle of next week in a dimly…
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