Welcome to the
website Balkan Military History.
Balkan Military History is devoted to the study of the military history of the Balkans.
It is aimed primarily at wargamers and others with an interest in the region and its fascinating history.
BMH has been online since 1997 and this is our 16th year of continuous operation.
We hope you enjoy our site and any comments, views or contributions would be very welcome to:
You can also view my blog Balkan Wargamer for regular news and items of interest.
Latest books, journal articles and
Articles on Balkan military history
What's New -
Austro-Hungarian Forts in Montenegro is the feature
article this month. This also appears
in the 100th edition of 'The Foreign Correspondent'. I highly recommend
this journal of the Continental Wars Society.
Plus a guest book
review from Captain Edval Zoto.
The Wildest Province: SOE Operations in the Land of the Eagle.
reviews including Kosova Liberation Army by James
Pettifer. And Hitler's Jihadis by Jonathan Trigg.
Warfare in the Balkans
Guide to museums and other sites of
Russia and Bulgaria have marked the 135th anniversary of the end of the
Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 with a commemorative stamp.
souvenir sheet depicts a fragment of the picture of N.D.
Dmitriev-Orenburgsky "The General M.D. Skobelev on a horse" (1883).
On the Ottoman theme have a look at Rageh Omaar's,
The Ottomans: Europe’s
Armies of the Balkans
Armies that fought in
Scenarios and related items for wargamers
The Knight's Move.
A feature on
Rösselsprung the combined airborne and ground
assault by the Germans on Tito’s headquarters at the Bosnian town of
Drvar in May 1944.
This was the GDWS
display game at the
Claymore show in August.
Test your knowledge of Balkan
- Related sites
|Visiting the Balkans?
Try our travel section for guides to the places
of historical interest across the Balkans. If it's worth seeing - we
have been there.
The Editor's latest Balkan travels took in the
smallest Balkan state, Montenegro.
Outside the Balkans - Sections
on the Editor's non-Balkan wargame interests.
Quick links to all parts of this site in the contents
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