17 October 1914: The accused, Princip, declared that, far from repenting, he was proud of what he had done

Rome, Friday.
A report of the trial of Princip and his fellow-prisoners on the charge of assassinating the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and the Duchess of Hohenberg has secretly reached Italy. From this account it appears that the version of Princip’s speech to the Court as allowed to go abroad by the Austrian censor was much watered down and curtailed.

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