The of 1914 were a hotbed of nationalistic intrigue.

The Bosnian Serbs inhabiting the southern Austro-Hungarian provinces of Bosnia-Herzogovina wanted to be united with their brothers living across the Drina (Dunav) in proper.

An assassination of was out of the question.

, having officially annexed Turkish Bosnia-Herzogovina in 1908, was not about to let go of it.
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It seems fate had decided the act.

At the end of the war in 1945, he went back to Auto Union in Chemnitz, East Germany, where he had to do prisoner work, which was better than being deported to Siberia.

He would make it a special day for his wife Sophie.

could not meet and the German ONS changed the existing rules to the favor of Lang and declared him the champion instead.
Müller was a Leutnant at the Luftwaffe, active in the aero engine factory in Litzmannstadt.

It memorialized the Battle of Kosovo in 1389 where the Serbs were defeated by Turkey.
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The Archduke's chauffeur was following the mayor's car.

Müller the motorcycle racer changed to Hermann Müller, the grand prix driver, a name change, enforced by the top of the German Motor Sport Authority during the thirties.

They passed the sixth assassin, Grabez, at Imperial Bridge.

He participated in a number of Central European Hill Climbs during the twenties, and won the 1925 Solitude race meeting outright in a 1.5 litre Bugatti.

He merely watched as the car sped by.

Entered a "Montier Speciale" Ford V8 car in the in the Belgian Grand Prixa hope that amateur drivers would show their interest and buy one of his cars toenter the Spa 24h race.

The mayor's driver made a wrong turn.

But at the high speed Montesilvano straight at Pescara during the Coppa Acerbo Moll's car was hit by the scirocco-wind, Moll lost control ran into a ditch and the Alfa overturned and continued in a series of spins.

About a dozen onlookers were also injured.

The heir to the Hapsburg throne, , was in favor of giving an equal voice to the Slavs of the empire - a belief counter to the very core of the Serb cause. The Archduke was also Inspector General of the Austrian army.

The noise of the motorcade had drowned out the bomb.

At the Grossglockner Mountain Climb, Müller again won the first heat by one second but in the second heat, he lost too much time in the fog, finishing third.

He begged Sophie to stay behind but she insisted on accompanying him.

He then worked as a woodcutter, sent his family (wife Mariele and two babyboys) to Bielefeld in West Germany, where he arrived separately in December that year.