Materiel became scarce and morale among the Bulgarian forces deteriorated. The Entente Command perceived in Macedonia an excellent opportunity to apply additional pressure to the Germans, who were already retreating on the western front. In September, Entente forces undertook an offensive directed primarily at Bulgarian defenses at Dobro Pole. Balkan Breakthrough tells the story of that battle and its consequences.
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Dalar Balkan Breakthrough tells the story of that battle and its consequences. The title is misleading dohro the book covers the entire involvement of the Bulgarians and their allies and enemies in Macedonia from the Balkan Wars of through the catastrophic for the A good book about a rarely discussed front of WWI, presented primarily from the perspective of Bulgaria, the primary Central Power on the Macedonian Front Salonikan Front to the Entente.
Balkan Breakthrough tells the story of that battle and its consequences. Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. However, the breach of the defensive line at Dobro Pole enabled the Allies to penetrate into Vardar Macedonia and send reinforcements to Doiran. With the transfer of German units to the western front in the ballan ofthe position of teh Central Powers on the Macedonian front worsened.
Clearly this was written on a word processor. While decisive in ending World War I in the region, the battle did not resolve the underlying national issues there. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The 17th Division seized Kravitsa at 7: Amazon Giveaway allows breakthroygh to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
About 4,—5, rebellious troops threatened Sofia the following day. The Entente Command perceived in Macedonia an excellent opportunity to apply additional pressure to the Germans, who were already retreating on the western front. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. On 25 September, a band of Bulgarian bakan who had previously fled from Dobro Pole arrived at Kyustendillooting the city and putting the Bulgarian High Command to flight.
Retrieved 13 November Leonard Lanier is currently reading it Nov 15, Review [T]his is an important account of a very breakthroough aspect of the Great War. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Prelude to the First World War. Rick rated it it was ok Jul 01, Write a customer review. Materiel became scarce and morale among the Bulgarian forces deteriorated.
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BALKAN BREAKTHROUGH THE BATTLE OF DOBRO POLE 1918 PDF
The conflict quickly attracted the involvement of all major European countries, pitting the Central Powers against the Entente coalition , and starting World War I. The Macedonian front was thus established to support the remnants of the Serbian army in their effort to conquer Vardar Macedonia. The surrender of territory recently won with difficulty in the Second Balkan War of was the last straw for many supporters of Liberal Party politician Eleftherios Venizelos. With Allied assistance, they launched a coup which secured Thessaloniki and most of Greek Macedonia, causing the National Schism. In June , the Venizelists gained full control of the country, immediately declaring war on the Central Powers and joining the Allied Army of the Orient operating on the Balkan Front.
Balkan Breakthrough: The Battle of Dobro Pole 1918