Armies In The Balkans 1914-18 by Nigel Thomas, Dusan Babac, Darko Pavlovic

By Nigel Thomas, Dusan Babac, Darko Pavlovic

Fresh heritage may still remind us that it used to be occasions within the Balkans which sparked off the good battle, with the assassination of the Austrian inheritor Prince Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, and the resultant invasion of Serbia by means of Austro-Hungarian armies on 2 August 1914. however, the following four-year warfare in that theatre is often overshadowed by way of the simultaneous campaigns at the Western entrance. For the 1st time this booklet deals a concise account of those advanced campaigns, the enterprise, orders of conflict, and the uniforms and insignia of the armies concerned: Austro-Hungarian, German, Ottoman, Serbian, Montenegrin, Albanian, British, French, Italian, Russian, Bulgarian, Greek and Rumanian.

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