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  Battle of Cer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The battle is also known as Battle of Jadar, because the main operations were held near the estuary of the river Jadar.
The battle was fought between the Austro-Hungarian Army and Serbian forces; it marked the first Allied victory in the war.
During August 1914 a battle was waged in the area of Mt.
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 Great War Encyclopedia Article @ Accorded.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Battle of the Falkland Islands in December 1914, for example, Germany lost a fleet of 2 armoured cruisers, 2 light cruisers, and 2 transports.
Battle of Jutland (German: Skagerrakschlacht, or "Battle of the Skagerrak") developed into the largest naval battle of the war, and - remarkably - the only full-scale clash of battleships between the two sides.
The battle was a standoff as the Germans, outmaneuvered by the larger British fleet, managed to escape to base.
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 BOZUR
In the Battle of Kumanovo one of the greatest and most decisive victories of the Allied army in the First Balkan War was won.
During August 1914 a great battle was waged in the area of Cer, in which around 200,000 men with a great number of artillery pieces of ordnance took part on the Austro-Hungarian side, and around 180,000 men on the Serb side.
After the battle of the Drina in September 1914, the Serb army was forced by the advancing Austro-Hungarian army to retreat towards the river Kolubara and Ljig.
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 WWI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Battle of Jutland was fought on May 31–June 1, 1916, in the North Sea off Jutland, the mainland of Denmark.
The Battle of Amiens developed with III Corps Fourth British Army on the left, the First French Army on the right, and the Canadian and Australian Corps spearheading the offensive in the centre.
The first tanks were used during the Battle of the Somme on September 15, 1916; mechanical reliability issues hampered their mobility, but the experiment proved its worth as protection against enemy weapons, particularly the machine gun.
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In-battle strategies submitted by Anthony Gargon: Both your parties and enemy parties tend to attack toward the center of each row, even if using attack leader as a strategy.
If you know you are going to lose a battle on damage dealt, or don't need to win the battle but want to wear down an enemy unit, pay attention to who gets initiative.
For instance, if your unit has six soldiers, winning a battle will earn that unit's leader 12 Soldier Exp. Now, when that unit's leader gains a total of 100 Soldier Exp., one of the Soldiers upgrades into the basic Human Unit that is the same gender as the unit's leader.
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anniversary of the Battle of Cer, and whishing to continue cherishing the memories of the liberation wars, on behalf of HRH Crown Prince Alexander II, tomorrow’s celebration in Tekeris, near Loznica, will be attended by Prof Ivan Antic, the member of The Crown Council.
The Battle of Cer was waged between the Serbian and Austro Hungarian forces, from 12 to 14 August 1914.
The Battle of Cer, in which Serbian casualties were 16,000, was the first victory of the Allies in the WW1 and it significantly raised the moral of all Allied troops.
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 YDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
General Srboljub Trajkovic, Commander of the First Army, was speaking in front of a monument to Serbian soldiers in Tekeris, near Loznica, Serbia, at a ceremony marking the 85th anniversary of the Battle of Cer.
He spoke about the historic importance of the Battle of Cer in which the Serbian army, led by the brilliant strategist Stepa Stepanovic, defeated the Austro-Hungarian army and sent it retreating in disarray across the River Drina.
The four-day Battle of Cer, in which the Serbian army won its first victory against Austria-Hungary, ended on August 18, 1914, and was the first allied victory in the First World War.
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 History of the Balkans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1389 There was the battle between the Serbs and the Turks on the flbird field, in which the Serb ruler Prince Lazar was defeated.
Battle of Kosovo (1448) the Christian coalition defeated by Ottomans.
The Serb army, which was coming up from the South of the country, met the Austrian army at the Battle of Cer beginning on August 12, 1914.
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 World War I information - Search.com
After the First Battle of the Marne, both Entente and German forces began a series of outflanking maneuvres to try to force the other to retreat, in the so-called Race to the Sea.
The decisive victory of Germany at the Battle of Caporetto led to the Allied decision at the Rapallo Conference to form the Supreme Allied Council at Versailles to coordinate plans and action.
The first use of tanks was during the Battle of the Somme on September 15 1916.
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 Blakan Front in WWI - Military Photos
But Moravian I call division and Combined division, which formed Cer group in their attempt to hit the flank of forces in Jadar valley were advancing straight to the head of those Austro-Hungarian forces who had advanced along Lesnica (9.
After the battle, composer Stanislav Binicki (Станислав Бинички) made composition "March on Drina" (Марш на Дрину) - (http://media.srpskinacionalisti.com/dl.php?id=171).
Front was singing, the battle was fought near cold water
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 WWI - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Germans introduced poison gas in 1915, at the first battle of Ypres, which soon became a weapon used by both sides.
This breach was closed by allied soldiers at the Second Battle of Ypres (where over 5,000 mainly Canadian soldiers were gassed to death) and Third Battle of Ypres, where Canadian forces took the village of Passchendaele.
Cadorna, a staunch proponent of the frontal assault, had dreams of breaking into the Slovenian plateau, taking Ljubljana and then threatening Vienna itself; it was a Napoleonic plan which had no realistic chance in the age of barbed wire and machine guns.
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 Tekeris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Serbian Dukes busts were damaged due to the stone and ground fragments that flew all around.
On the south eastern slopes of the mountain Cer, on August 15
The Battle of Cer Memorial, featuring the first victory of the Entente Forces in WW I, is in the village of Tekeris.
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 World War I
Neither side ever won a battle with gas, but it made life even more miserable in the trenches and became one of the most feared and longest remembered horrors of the war.
These eleven battles were repelled by the Austro-Hungarians who had the higher ground.
It was a dangerous weapon to wield as their heavy weight made operators vulnerable targets, and the fuel on their backs was highly flammable.
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 The stray bullet TL parts 1-5
While the 1st army is generally successful the 3rd having taken the brunt of the Bulgarians attack found itself in some trouble during the battle of Bragadnitsa from the 17th to the 25th of June.
By the end of the battle casualties had mounted to 580000 for the French, 420000 for the British and 890000 for the Germans.
Tanks made their first appearance in the battlefield during the battle with the French and the British armies but as As they were dispersed among the units the results
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During the great battle of Cer in 1914 this school served as hospital, when Austrian soldiers took it and brutally killed 63 wounded Serbian soldiers.
During today’s celebration the school was awarded with the Medal of King Alexander, delivered by the Society for preserving the tradition of the Wars in Serbia from 1904 to 1918.
Their Royal Highnesses and other distinguished guest then laid wreath on the monument to Stepa Stepanovic and charnel house of the Italian volunteers in the battle in Cer, and afterwards went to the very site of the battle.
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 In Memoriam: Draza Mihailovich
He was wounded in battle, and received the gold metal for bravery, and promoted to Second Lieutenant.
When the Austro-Hungarian army invaded Serbia, Draza was in the 3rd Infantry Regiment of the Drina Division; Mihailovic participated in the famous battle of Cer (Tser) and the battle of Kolubara.
Young Draza was on that retreat, but unlike other units, which discarded their heavy weapons along the way, he and his men, managed to hold onto captured machine guns.
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 FIRST WORLD WAR ONE THE GREAT WAR WWI
After the First Battle of the Marne, both Entente and German forces began a series of outflanking manoeuvres to try to force the other to retreat, in the so-called Race to the Sea.
In the British-led Battle of Arras during the 1917 campaign, the only military success was the capture of Vimy Ridge by the Canadian Corps under Sir Arthur Currie.
The decisive victory of Germany at the Battle of Caporetto led to the Allied decision at the Rapallo Conference to form the Supreme Allied Council at Versailles to co-ordinate plans and action.
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 Serbian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ninety years ago, from August 12-24, 1914, the Battle of Cer took place between the Serbian and Austro-Hungarian army.
After preparing a plan for the Battle of Cer the Serbian supreme command transferred its military reinforcements to this part of Serbia.
Patriarch Pavle wrote the following in the visitor’s book: “On the ninetieth anniversary of the Battle of Cer, we visited this location of a battle for the freedom of our people with a prayer to the Lord for the salvation of the souls of those who perished for justice, freedom and the Honorable Cross.
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 World War I -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Serb army, coming up from the south of the country, met the Austrian army at the Battle of Cer on 12 August 1914.
In general, the Italians enjoyed numerical superiority, but were poorly equipped; instead, the Austro-Hungarian defence took advantage of the elevation of their bases in the mostly mountainous terrain, which was anything but suitable for military offensives.
The decisive victory of Germany at the Battle of Caporetto led to the Entente decision at the Rapallo Conference to form the Supreme Allied Council at Versailles to co-ordinate plans and action.
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 First World War.com - Who's Who - Stepa Stepanovic
As commander of Second Army Stepanovic defeated the Austrian Fifth Army in the Battle of Mount Cer which ran from 12-20 August 1914.
This was the first Allied victory of the war and after it Stepanovic was promoted to Field Marshal.
The next Austro-Hungarian attack was halted by General, later Field Marshal Zivojin Misic in the Battle of Kolubara.
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 New Page 1
Next, Serbian soldiers were also trained and versed in the art of modern war from such modern battles and entrenchments at Chatalja in the Balkan Wars.
This battle would turn the tide of battle in Serbia’s favor.
The battle of Cer Mountain was the first Western Powers victory and was considered nothing less than a miracle by the English.
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 Defying Despair - by Nebojsa Malic
They bitterly argued over the new symbols, with the Socialists objecting to "monarchism" on the flag, and the Radicals to the absence of monarchism in the anthem.
In essence, the Battle of Cer is about defending Serbia from a foreign invader, and a major regional empire at that.
But at the commemoration Sunday, representatives of the current Serbian government argued for submission to the current Empire, and loss of what little Serbian sovereignty is left to the European Union.
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 Battles and Wars quiz -- free game
The Battle of the Frontiers, the Battle of Tannenberg, and the Battle of Cer all occurred in what war?
The Battle of Vitkov Hill and the Battle of Vysehrad both occurred in what war?
The Battle of the Nile and the Battle of the Pyramids both occurred in what war?
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 Serbian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During the course of their stay in Trebinje, Assembly participants will visit the monasteries of Tvrdos and Crkvine.
After taking part in the religious procession in Trebinje on the feast of the Holy Transfiguration, they will continue on to Mt. Cer, where the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Cer during World War I is to be commemorated.
This is the fourth Serbian Orthodox Youth Assembly to be held.
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 Strelets Forum
Wow, i looked at online encyclopedia on Battle of Cer and saw much intersting information.
I have not read anything on the historical battles in the Balkan Wars before, so to see a movie will be of much interest to me.
Also the second link is some info about the movie and the composer of the March on the Drina which says plays in the film, so i look forward to hearing that also.
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 World war 1 resource page - world war 1 timeline
On August 8, 1918, the predicted counter-offensive occurred with III Corps Fourth British Army on the left, the First French Army on the right, and the Canadian and Australian Corps spearheading the offensive in the centre.
The first tank was nicknamed Mother The first use of tanks was during the Battle of the Somme on 15 September 1916.
The first use proved tanks needed infantry support and massed formations, but within a year the British were fielding tanks by the hundreds and showed their potential during the Battle of Cambrai, in November 1917, breaking the Hindenburg Line while capturing 8000 enemy and 100 artillery guns.
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 PawPrints - Wayland Union High School - Sports
Not a single sound could be heard at the Homecoming pep assembly as the crowd bowed it’s head for a moment of silence in honor of Douglas Patrick Mitchell’s life.
On Tuesday,Oct. 11, Doug died of a kidney failure and ended his lifelong battle with cer...
Family is all around, and the smell of turkey and pie fills the air.
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 Which WW1-Era Events Would You Have Liked to Witness? - Armchair General Forums
Assume that you would be an ominiscent observer not actually present at the scene.
The charge over the top on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
Or where it can be said the soldiers of the day started to really understand how to use tanks.
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