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Identifier: thegreatwar04alle (find matches)
Title: The Great war
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Allen, George Henry, 1876- Whitehead, Henry C., 1873- Chadwick, French Ensor, 1844-1919 Sims, William Sowden, 1858-1936 McAndrew, James William, 1862-1922 Wiley, Edwin, 1872-
Subjects: World War, 1914-1918
Publisher: Philadelphia : G. Barrie's Sons
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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as apparentthat the capture of this place would effectively preclude aninvasion of Bessarabia or an attempt to intimidate Rou-mania and constrain her to join the Teutonic alliance byenclosing her on the north as well as on the south. Theplan was to strike at Czernowitz with the Ninth Army andat the same time execute an enveloping movement withthe Seventh. Five German divisions were transferred fromBulgaria to the threatened section and von Mackensen re-placed the Archduke Frederick as group commander onthe right flank of the Teutonic front in the eastern theater. Lechitskys offensive movement began on December24th. In a holding operation further north Brussiloff cap-tured Czartorysk on the left bank of the Styr on January7, 1916. The offensive against Czernowitz lasted untilJanuary 16th without making any considerable gains interritory; but it probably relieved the pressure on the Alliesin the Balkans and thwarted any Austro-German expecta-tions of overrunning Bessarabia at this time.
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CHAPTER VII The Welter in the Balkans and the Submersion OF Serbia The Balkan labyrinth. Conflicting tendencies. The situation in Greece:political revival, 1910-1913; Venizelos as prime minister; the estrangementbetween Venizelos and the king; problems left by the Balkan Wars; theproject for Greek cooperation with the Allies and the resignation ofVenizelos; Greek and Italian interests in the Near East; the electionof June 13, 1915. The attitude of Bulgaria: the advantage of the CentralPowers in bargaining with Bulgaria; the powerful influence of militaryevents on Bulgarian policy; Bulgarias decision and agreement with Tur-key. Obligation of Greece with respect to Serbia. Resignation ofVenizelos on October 5th; King Constantines attitude. The Zaimis andSkouloudis ministries and the Greek elections of December 19th. Bul-garia casts her lot with the Central Empires. The strategical situation ofSerbia. Commencement of the Serbian campaign. Union of the Bul-garian and German armies and the

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