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Thursday, October 18, 2012

''The Balkan Wars – 100 Years Later''

From The Greek Reporter

''This year is the 100th anniversary of the Balkan Wars, which engulfed Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro. The combined armies of the Balkan states overcame the numerically inferior and strategically disadvantaged Ottoman armies and achieved rapid success during a series of battles that took place in the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe in 1912 and 1913.

At the heart of the Balkan Wars were three issues: the disposition of Macedonia, the problem of Crete, and liberation of the countries still under Ottoman control, especially Albania.''

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