Balkan Breakthrough tells the story of that battle and its consequences. Dobro Pole was the catalyst for the collapse of the Central Powers and. With the transfer of German units to the western front in the spring of , the position of the Central Powers on the Macedonian front worsened. Materiel. Balkan Breakthrough has 13 ratings and 3 reviews. Bill said: A good book about a rarely discussed front of WWI, presented primarily from the perspective.
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Hardcoverpages. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. First it is westernized point of view that the west is the most advanced historically and civilized part of the world and secondly it is point of view of representative of a country with just a bit over years of history, who doesn’t studied in dept the history of the region he tried to explain to his readers.
The Greeks rapidly descended from Golo Bilo and then began climbing the cliffs of Preslap with their bare hands. For those unfamiliar with the critical role of the Balkans in World War I historiography, this will be an extremely useful introduction. The Macedonian Front was thus established to support the remnants of the Serbian army in their effort to conquer Vardar Macedonia.
On the night between 14 and 15 September, Franco-Serbian patrols reported that the artillery barrage had dealt sufficient damage to the barbed wire entanglements separating the trenches. Burak rated it it was amazing Oct 27, The Bulgarians, using information from escaped prisoners of war, determined that Entente forces would engage in hostile actions west of lake Ohridin MonastirDobro Pole or Human.
Review [T]his is an important account of a very overlooked aspect of the Great War. From the Spring of to the End of the War. On 27 September, the leaders of the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union took control of these troops and proclaimed the establishment of the Bulgarian Republic. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
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William marked it as to-read Jun 10, The first phase consisted of a combined Franco-Serbian attack on the positions of the 2nd breakfhrough 3rd Bulgarian Divisions, which was expected to create a breach of the frontline in the area of Dobro Pole, while also posing a danger to the Bulgarian supply lines on river Vardar.
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The book gets 3 stars from me for 2 reasons. Description With the transfer of German units to the western front in the spring ofthe position of the Central Powers on the Macedonian front worsened. Dobro Pole was the catalyst for the collapse of the Central Powers and the Entente victory in southeastern Europe—a defeat that helped persuade the German military leadership that the war was lost.
Poke marked it as to-read Jan 13, It is written more at the strategic level, explaining how Bulgaria’s frusturations during the Balkan Wars before World War I shaped Bulgaria’s war aims of regaining Macedonia and a portion of Romania.
The prevention of such a retreat was to be achieved by a rapid, penetrating attack on GradskoDren Planina and Visoka. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
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Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, Want to Read saving…. Balkan Breakthrough tells the story of that battle and its consequences. The success of French and Serbian attacks seems less due to military ability than Bulgarian collapse, at least that is what this book seems to say.
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On 25 September, a band of Bulgarian deserters who had previously fled from Dobro Pole arrived at Kyustendillooting the balkkan and putting the Bulgarian High Command to flight. On 17 August, Hindenburg pledged to provide Bulgaria with support once the situation on other front permitted it.
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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The Establishment of the Macedonian Front 4. The Greek entry into the war, along with the 24 division reinforcements that the army had received in the spring of the same year, created a strategic advantage for breakthrouvh Entente.