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Macedonia : The Liberation of Thessalonica (26 October 1912)

Macedonia : The Liberation of Thessalonica (26 October 1912)

By Akritas Immediately after the victorious battle of Giannitsa, the Hellenic Field Army made the necessary preparations to cross the river Axios and to move from there to Thessalonica. Timely orders issued specified that its units advance to the Axios, which was to be bridged as quickly as possible using makeshift materials. The bridges (one wooden road bridge and two railway […]

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