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Dear Wilhelm, Bosnia has wanted independence from Turkey for some time. Now that Turkey is weak, Austria
should take control of Bosnia and rule it. I tell you this in advance because of our close and friendly relationship.
I hope that you will welcome this and understand that we do it out of urgent necessity. Your faithful friend,
Adapted from a letter about the situation in the Balkans sent by the Emperor of Austria to the German Kaiser,
Wilhelm II, September 1908.
A cartoon commenting on the situation in the Balkans published in November 1908 in a German magazine. The
magazine often criticised the Kaiser’s policies. In the cartoon, Austria-Hungary steals ‘birds’. Germany and Italy
hold the ladder while Britain, France and Russia look on.
Study Sources B and C. How useful are Sources B and C to an historian studying the Balkans in 1908–1909? Explain
your answer using Sources B and C and your contextual knowledge.