There are many people in the world that you might believe are on your side but turn out to be your enemy. Betrayal is a hard thing to swallow for anyone but some betrayals have extremely large repercussions. Betrayal has been around for centuries and will unfortunately continue for many years to come. Here are some of the largest and most well-known betrayals in world history.
Alfred Redl- Austrian Army Officer
Before and throughout the Second World War, Austrian Army Officer Alfred Redl pretended to be on the Austrian side but eventually was identified as a spy for the Russian military. Over the years he sold secrets and even leaked the Austria’s plan to attack Serbia. Once Russia heard about this plan they sold it to Serbia and that along with the rest of his actions are said to have contributed to over a half a million Austrian deaths. In the end he committed suicide after the Austrian Police uncovered his betrayal.
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