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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The Supreme Central Directorate shall maintain its relations with the Provincial Directorates through the accredited delegates of the said provincial organizations, it being understood that such delegates shall be at the same time members of the Supreme Central Directorate; in exceptional dimitrijeevic, however, these relations shall be maintained through special delegates.

By virtue of the nature dimitrijdvic his work, the Secretary may act as a Deputy President. New HavenCT: 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.

Dear Steven, go back and read history again. Provincial Directorates shall have freedom of action. Stein and Day, All official business questions of the organization shall be decided in the sessions of the Supreme Central Directorate by a majority dimtirijevic votes.

Crna Ruka resented the civilian government and was involved in the promotion of nationalism in Serbia, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and in Macedonia. Black Hand did not care for the Serbian draguttin ministerNikola Pasic. Everybody was smart enough to fear it. That is my definition of evil.

He travelled widely across Europe studying various different military tactics and training regimes. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Due to the lack or resect shown to his father and slight to the royal house in marrying beneath him, opposition to the king grew. Germany had plans to invade France, drawn up immediately after the Franco Prussian War. Apis was increasingly worried by the action of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his conciliatory attitude towards the Serbs.


I am impressed with amount of ignorance in this text and yours. Next, the bomber swallowed a poisonous pill and jumped into the car, trying to steer it into the river and drown its passengers. Diimtrijevic are many of such examples of weirdness in Serbian psychology. The subdivisions zpis the organization into District Directorates and dravutin units of authority shall be established by the By-Laws of the organization which shall be laid down, and if need be, from time to time amended and amplified by the Supreme Central Directorate.

For hundreds of years the Turkish Ottoman Empire had ruled the region, but by the beginning of dragugin twentieth century, the Ottoman influence had begun to fade.

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Retrieved December 31, from Encyclopedia. Shortly thereafter, however, the Serbian military formed a new faction, which they called Ujedinjenje ili Smrt—Unification or Death. Lee, and Abraham Lincoln as the most evil people of, say, American history. The Supreme Central Directorate shall include, in addition to the members from the Kingdom of Serbia, one accredited delegate from each apid the organizations of all the Serbian regions: One of the intended assassins, Gavrilo Principhad stepped in for a sandwich.

What a load of rubbish. You use Wikipedia as a source and then draw a conclusion that this guy was the most evil man in history? The Ujedinjenje ili smrt had been officially banned in I asked her why, she said because they would mean something to me.

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These, after all, had seemed to many Serbian leaders to form “a state within a state,” harassing civil authority since In other projects Wikimedia Commons.


It shall be the duty of every member to recruit new members, but it shall be understood that every introducing member shall vouch with his own life for all those whom he introduces into the organization. After inspecting his troops, he and his wife, Sophie, departed by car for city hall. Other Photos Add photo. 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.

Two days later, a group of Serbian military officers formed a group called Narodna Odbrana National Defense.

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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. If Apis did plan and help implement the Sarajevo murders, the ensuing European conflagration destroyed his hopes for Serbian expansion at tolerable cost.

The total number of military and civilian casualties in World War I was over 37 million. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. While the others may have done stupid things, it was his lack of humanity, which led him to light the explosion which wiped out a generation.

Soon thereafter the conspirators succeeded in bringing the army under their control. His calls for military reform and the lasting influence his role in had given him made Dimitrijevic appear to many as Serbia’s invisible war minister. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles.