AUSTRIA: Requiescat

At Mergentheim in Wurttemburg, Germany, a man of 73, busily at work writing the fifth volume of his memories sank beneath the pale hand of anaemia and last week he died. So passed Count Franz Konrad von Hoetzendorf.

In 1852 little Konrad was born in Penzing, one of the suburbs of Vienna, son of a Colonel in the army. Little Konrad, too, embarked upon a military career. At 19 he was graduated from the War Academy. At 36 he became a teacher in the War School. After that his...

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