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A rare an interesting Ottoman
map of England produced in 1803. Thanks to Ottoman Archives whose
Twitter account is well worth a follow.
"Propaganda and War: The Allied Front During the First World War"
New Book. The armored
forces of the
Bulgarian Army 1936-45. A unique and very detailed look at
Bulgarian AFVs by Kaloyan Matev. This book is the result of years of
study in the Bulgarian archives and includes 600 photos.
war camel skeleton found in Austria.
100 years ago
Elizabeth Ross, a doctor from Tain and one of the first women in
Scotland to gain a medical degree, died of typhus in a military hospital
in Kragujevac, where she had been treating Serb First World War
Altogether, 22 British women
lost their lives to typhus in Serbia during the First World War,
attempting to aid wounded soldiers.
Warfare in the Balkans
Guide to museums and other sites of
2015 Balkan Anniversaries
Gallipoli campaign started in April 2015 and
in May Italy joined the war on the side of the Entente. In October,
Bulgaria joined the Central Powers and invaded Serbia.
Albania may celebrate the 1915 birth of Norman Wisdom, an unlikely
cultural icon in the Hoxha era.
In April 1815, the Second Serbian uprising led to the recognition of
Serbia as a semi-independent state. The Ottomans had more success a
hundred years earlier in July 1715 when the fall of Nauplion, ends
Venetian resistance to Ottomans in the Morea.
615 is the date usually ascribed to the Slav invasion of the Balkans
that led to the modern day Serbian and Croat states.
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