Mere hours after peace is agreed to, a coup tears up the treaty and brings the war back into an active phase. As a result, Bulgaria faces renewed assaults and renewed pressure by allies and enemies alike.
Major Characters in this Episode
Prince Alexander of Serbia
Timeline for this Episode (old calendar)
1913, Jan 10th - Ottoman Coup
1913, Jan 16th - A protocol is signed in London between Bulgaria and Romania about their border in Dobrudja.
1913, Jan 23rd - The Ottomans end negotiations in London and resume the war.
1913, Jan 26-28 - Ottoman counterattacks are repulsed at Chataldzha and Bulair.
1913, Jan 27th - An agreement directed against Bulgaria by the other Balkan League members is created in Zurich.
Main Sources for This Episode:
The Balkan Wars 1912-1913: Prelude to the First World War by Richard C. Hall
Prelude to the First World War: The Balkan Wars 1912-1913 by E.R. Hooton
The Wars of Yesterday: The Balkan Wars and the Emergence of Modern Military Conflict, 1912-1913 Edited by Katrin Boeskh and Sabine Rutar
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark
The Rough Road to Statecraft: The Life of Bulgaria's Ivan E. Gueshoff by Elena Statelova