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The Balkan Wars from Contemporary Perception to Historic Memory
Fascinating details, photographs and illustrations, including color plates by Stephen Walsh, provide plenty of hobby project inspirations for anyone interested in this prelude to World War I. Plus, toy soldier collectors can learn the backstory behind some sets of old Britains and figures being produced by modern makers such as Beau Geste. Show More Show Less.
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Balkans Paperback Books. The man on the left wears a rather extravagant fur busby, which he has decorated with some of the flowers thrown by the enthusiastic crowd. His comrade wears a more conventional fleece hat with a metal badge, and in the background can be seen others wearing flat caps and trilbys.
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These militiamen in their forties had to campaign in their own clothing, supplemented with whatever equipment the Bulgarian Army stores could spare. This war ended with the military defeat of the Ottoman armies; but the peace was short-lived, as the former allies soon fell out amongst themselves. Bulgaria attacked the armies of its former allies Greece and Serbia, but, although initially successful, was very soon forced into retreat.
To add insult to injury for the Bulgarians, the recently defeated Ottoman Empire also took this opportunity to regain Eastern Thrace and the fortress of Adrianople. May Bulgaria and Greece sign a treaty of alliance. The Bulgarian Second Army surrounds the fortress city of Adrianople, held by a 50,strong Ottoman garrison. The Ottoman defeat at the decisive battle of Kirkilisse and subsequent withdrawal leave the besieged fortress of Adrianople isolated, and only the Chataldzha defensive lines, c.
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Many inhabitants of the Ottoman provinces in Europe were Muslims, and some Christian communities were unwilling to come under the rule of nations following one of the other traditions of the Orthodox religion. This commander of volunteers from Salonika poses wearing a well-tailored khaki woollen uniform with a red fez. Muslim volunteers often wore the star-and-crescent symbol — in this case, in brass on the cartridge box and its sling. For an irregular he is well armed, with a Turkish Mauser M rifle and two bandoliers of five-round clips.
The Ottomans attack, but fail to take the Serbs by surprise. The defeated Ottomans withdraw into southern Macedonia, losing 12, dead and wounded and 98 field guns. After heavy fighting the Turks fall back, suffering 22, casualties; the victorious Bulgarians lose 20,, including 2, dead.