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By Nigel Thomas, Dusan Babac, Darko Pavlovic

Contemporary heritage should still remind us that it used to be occasions within the Balkans which sparked off international warfare I (1914-1918), with the assassination of the Austrian inheritor Prince Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, and the resultant invasion of Serbia by way of Austro-Hungarian armies on 2 August 1914. however, the next four-year warfare in that theatre is usually overshadowed through the simultaneous campaigns at the Western entrance. For the 1st time this ebook deals a concise account of those complicated campaigns, the business 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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