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191 Lost Victories

As the Bulgarians, Serbs, and Greeks each win huge victories on the battlefield, can they capitalize on their success or will they be stuck with lost victories?



Major Characters in this Episode

Tsar Ferdinand

Nizam Pasha

General Dimitriev

Greek Crown Prince Constantine

Montenegrin Crown Prince Danilo Aleksandar Petrović-Njegoš


Timeline for this Episode (old calendar)

  • 1912, Oct 7th - The Greeks seize the island of Tenedos.

  • 1912, Oct 8-14th - The Greeks seize the island of Lemnos.

  • 1912, Oct 9th - Serbian troops enter Pristina.

  • 1912, Oct 9-10th - Battle of Sarandaporo.

  • 1912, Oct 10-11th - Battle of Kumanovo.

  • 1912, Oct 11th - The first Montenegrin attack of Scutari is repulsed.

  • 1912, Oct 13th - The Serbian army captures Skopje, Kumanovo, Veles, and Stip.

  • 1912, Oct 15th - The Battle of Luleburgaz begins.

  • 1912, Oct 15th - The second Montenegrin attack of Scutari is repulsed.

  • 1912, Oct 16th - The first military use of aircraft in Europe occurs.

  • 1912, Oct 17-20th - The 1st and 3rd Bulgarian armies break through the second Ottoman defensive line between Luluburgaz and Bunahisar.



A map showing Bulgarian and Serbian advances in the war.
A map showing Bulgarian and Serbian advances in the war.

A later map of Montenegro which still shows their lack of an Adriatic port.
A later map of Montenegro which still shows their lack of an Adriatic port.

A modern photo showing the fortress of Scutari on the lake of  the same name.
A modern photo showing the fortress of Scutari on the lake of the same name.

A photo from the war showing a similar scene.
A photo from the war showing a similar scene.

A Bulgarian postcard depicting the Battle of Luluburgas.
A Bulgarian postcard depicting the Battle of Luluburgas.

A photo of Ottoman forces retreating after the battle of Luluburgas.
A photo of Ottoman forces retreating after the battle of Luluburgas.

The plane flown in the first military flight in Europe (from www.lostbulgaria.com)
The plane flown in the first military flight in Europe (from www.lostbulgaria.com)

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