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The Macedonian Struggle for the liberation of Macedonia (1904-1908)

The Macedonian Struggle for the liberation of Macedonia (1904-1908)

The Macedonian struggle (1904-1908) The Macedonian struggle was a series of military conflicts of the native Macedonians (Greeks) against Turkish occupation and the Bulgarian komitadjis between 1904 and 1908. Gradually the Macedonian bands gained the upper hand, paving the way for the liberation of large parts of the Ottoman-occupied Macedonia by Greece during the Balkan Wars in 1912-1913. Many Indigenous Macedonians along with other […]

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Ilinden – A Bulgarian Uprising in Macedonia

Ilinden - A Bulgarian Uprising in Macedonia

How contemporary Australian and other foreign newspapers saw the Bulgarian uprising of llinden in 1903… Accounts of the llinden Uprising in Australian newspapers of the time, invariably echo the way ihe event was perceived by the general world media. The reader will discover thai according to the reports in the newspapers, (as indeed in those of any other contemporary source), […]

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The Greek Struggle for Macedonia (1904-1908)

The Macedonian struggle which took place between 1904-1908 was fought amongst Greeks, Bulgarian Komitadjis and Turks. Many Indigenous Macedonians along with other Greeks who rushed to help their brothers as volunteers, fought for the liberation of Macedonia. They were Known as “Makedonomachoi“.

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Truths and lies about Macedonia Part 5

Truths and lies about Macedonia Part 5

Australian Macedonian Advisory Council May 06, 2010 This article is a response to two articles from Risto Stefov, the first being “Greeks and identity theft” http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/view/151855 and the second one “How Macedonia became Greek, Serbian and Bulgarian” http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/view/149197 If one wonders how and why I have decided “to kill two birds with one stone” as they say, the answer is […]

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1920 North American Review – The Bulgarian Komitadjis
Slavo-Bulgarian Anti-Macedonian Struggle, 1897-1903 PART III (Diocese of Castoria)

Slavo-Bulgarian Anti-Macedonian Struggle, 1897-1903 PART III (Diocese of Castoria)

  Here is the list of reported Macedonian victims by the Bulgarian komitadjis in the Diocese of Castoria. Source: Official Document concerning the deplorable condition of affairs in Macedonia See also : SlavoBulgarian Anti-Macedonian Struggle, 1897-1903 Slavo-Bulgarian Anti-Macedonian Struggle, 1897-1903 PART II

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HOW SERBIAN PROPAGANDA INFLUENCED AND EVENTUALLY CHANGED MACEDONISM

HOW SERBIAN PROPAGANDA INFLUENCED AND EVENTUALLY CHANGED MACEDONISM

Control of the Bulgarophile population (who self-identified Bulgarian) in the Southern-most area of the Kingdom of Serbia known as Vardarska Banovina, was of the utmost importance for Serbs who used political and educational propaganda in a systematic way in order to keep Vardarska Banovina from uniting with the Kingdom of Bulgaria in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Essentially, where Serbs […]

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