Balkan War Diary

Ημερολόγιον του Πολέμου


Collection Number: GR GL BWD 137
Name(s) of Creator(s): unknown
Title: Balkan War Diary [Ημερολόγιον του Πολέμου]
Date [bulk]: 1912-1915
Date [inclusive]:
Language(s): Greek, Ottoman Turkish
Summary: One notebook, handwritten in Greek & Ottoman Turkish. The creator(s) who wrote in Greek (Ημερολόγιον του Πολέμου το 1912) records the draft of 1912 and his route from Dadion (today Amphikleia) via Chalkis to the north and his participation in the battles of the Balkan Wars, most important of all the Battle at Kilkis (June 1913). Then follows the diary of the draft of 1915 (Ημερολόγιον επιστρατεύσεως του έτους 1915 μηνί Σεπτεμβρίω ημέρα 12η) and the route from Athens via Chalkis to the north, notes and accounts. After many blank pages, there is a report of the Battle at Thessaloniki against the Bulgarians (the creator was head of the 2nd ουλαμός) and a report of the Battle at Kilkis. The creator who wrote in Ottoman Turkish records military exercises and describes parades according to military handbooks. There are rough sketches of places and military formations.
Quantity: 0.02 linear meters
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Jutta Stroszeck, 2022.
Information about Access: The collection is available for research.
Cite as: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Archives, Balkan War Diary (Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα, Τμήμα Αρχείων, Ημερολόγιον του Πολέμου)

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