BALKAN BREAKTHROUGH THE BATTLE OF DOBRO POLE 1918 PDF
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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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Clearly this was written on a word processor. The Battle of Dobro Pole The 1st Division Group moved into a position on the Poroi river north of Brahovo btatle conjunction with the Timok Division. The Bulgarians were stiffened by some German units and Ottoman forces participated in the battles on the Romanian front.
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Chris marked it as to-read Jun 10, Prelude to baloan First World War. On 3 November, Austria-Hungary was forced to sign an armistice on the Italian Front ending the war there. Good writing, interesting photos and inadequate maps.
Dec 14, Bill Osborne rated it really liked it. Balkan Breakthroough tells the story of that battle and its consequences. Purchase Buy This Book in Print.
The author should have been aware that most odbro aren’t familiar with southern Balkan geography. An attack later that night did secure the peak. It certainly could have used a good editor. Cobro became scarce and morale among the Bulgarian forces deteriorated. Johnek marked it as to-read May 15, Other books in the series. An Entente air raid destroyed another bridge north of Razim Bey.
William marked it as to-read Baljan 10, Well researched but it could have been more readable, and was a bit repetitive. No trivia or quizzes yet. Aug 03, Jonathan rated it liked it Shelves: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The barrage did not cause a significant number of casualties but severely affected the Bulgarian esprit de corps.
Retrieved from ” https: With Bulgaria breakthough Austria-Hungary out of the war Germany would have been forced to negotiate a peace agreement.
The Erosion of the Bulgarian Army 7. Indiana University PressMay 3, – History – pages. Balkan Breakthrough tells the story of that battle and its consequences.
Balkan Breakthrough tells the story of that battle and its consequences.
Balkan Breakthrough: The Battle of Dobro Pole 1918
William Sullivan rated it liked it Dec 31, List of Maps p. The Entente Command perceived in Macedonia an excellent opportunity to apply additional pressure to the Germans, who were already retreating on the weste With the transfer of German units to the western front in the spring ofthe position of the Central Powers on the Macedonian front worsened.
The book is actually well-written and provides the whole context to the First World War in the Balkans.
On the morning of 16 September, the Serbians overran the Kozjak mountain range and the Golo Bilo peak. The Entente forces were under French command but the complexity is obvious. Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, A well told story. The Macedonian front doesn’t get a lot of ink in English speaking countries or elsewhere, I’d wager but this is a readable and thorough account of that front’s final battle, written from the point of view of the main Central Power’s protagonist there: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Having suffered heavy losses at Doiran, the Allied forces allowed the Bulgarians to peacefully withdraw over the border. About 4,—5, rebellious troops threatened Sofia the following day.
Start reading Balkan Breakthrough on your Kindle in under a minute. Bridget marked it as to-read Jan 13, Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. The book is based mostly on Bulgarian sources, both primary and secondary.
Refresh and try again. Get to Know Us. The writing is good, but the maps are not particularly helpful.
Retrieved 13 November While decisive in ending World War I in the region, the battle did not resolve the underlying breakthroigh issues there. Origins of the War of