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Kumanovo is believed to derive from the Cumans, a Turkic tribe who settled the area in the 12th-13th century.
Kumanovo has several important monuments including the church of St. George in the village of Staro Nagorichane, the monastery of Karpino, the Ascension of Holy Mother in the village of Matejce, the church of St. Petka in the village of Mlado Nagorichane, the Church of Holy Trinity, and the Eski mosque, built in 1751.
Kumanovo became an urban settlement and administrative center of the region at the end of the 16th century or the beginning of the 17th century.
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 Radomir Putnik - Plagiarism on Wikipedia
After the first Serbian victory in Balkan wars in the Battle of Kumanovo in 1912 Putnik was promoted to the rank of Vojvoda (Field Marshal), the first person to be promoted to that rank in the Serbian army.
Putnik, victorious at Cer Mountain (August 15-20) and Sabac (August 21-24), assaulted the Austrian bridgeheads in the Battle of the Drina on September 8th.
Mount Putnik in Canada, located north of Three Isle Creek and west of the Kananaskis River in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, is named after the Serbian field marshal.
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 BOZUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
www.nasasrbija.co.yu /polje/t_bozur5_1.htm   (1170 words)

 History of the Balkans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
On August 13, 1595, at C&259;lug&259;reni, near the river of Neajlov, a Turkish army led by Sinan Pasha was defeated by Mihai The Brave.
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 NATO Operation Essential Harvest:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is located in the Kumanovo region between Matejce and Lipkovo, and once again it is being conducted by the Italian battle group to include its Turkish contingent.
It was conducted by the UK battle group, specifically by the Charlie Company of the 2nd Para Regiment.
The French battle group is conducting some clearance in the vicinity of Lesok- Zelce road and the UK battle group in the vicinity of Aracinovo-Kumanovo.
www.nato.int /fyrom/tfh/2001/t010912a.htm   (3106 words)

 Serbia Info News / A village stronger than ''uninvited guests''
Kumanovo, Macedonia, March 29 (Tanjug) - About 2,000 residents of Kumanovo and nearby villages, northern Macedonia, have blocked with tractors and lorries NATO troops stationed at the foot of mount Zebrnjak, demanding that they leave the area immediately.
After the several-hour blockade, several hundred NATO troops, contributed mainly by France, and about 40 vehicles withdrew from mount Zebrnjak because outraged villagers and Kumanovo residents were on the point of lynching them.
Accompanied by shouts "murderers hired by Clinton," the NATO troops, frightened and humiliated, left the area famous for the Battle of Kumanovo fought in 1912.
www.serbia-info.com /news/1999-03/30/10247.html   (191 words)

 Terrorist Bombing in Kumanovo, 1 Dead, by Christopher Deliso
Kumanovo – A powerful bomb went off at 4:45 PM this afternoon in front of Kumanovo's Goce Delcev High School, leaving one dead and five injured.
Since the bomb was apparently timed to go off when the students were on their break, the death toll could have been far greater, had the bell gone off on time.
Kumanovo police would not speculate as to the perpetrators or their motives.
www.antiwar.com /orig/deliso64.html   (1259 words)

 First Balkan War: Hellenic Army Liberates Thessaloniki 26 Oct 1912 - Military Photos
The Battle of Giannitsa (Greek: Μάχη των Γιαννιτσών) was a battle between the Greeks and the Ottomans.
Battle of Skra di Legen'(Skora di Legen) was a two day WWI battle which took place on May 16, 1918.
The Battle of Kilkis-Lahanas took place during the Second Balkan War between Greece and Bulgaria for the town of Kilkis in Macedonia.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/showthread.php?t=95218   (2157 words)

 Carl Savich | Columns | serbianna.com
The Battle of Kumanovo resulted when Zekki Pasha, the commander of the Army of the Vardar, moved out of his defensive and fortified positions in Ovche Polje and redeployed his forces north in Kumanovo.
At the battle of Banica, Djavid defeated the Greek Fifth Division on November 2.
In a two-day battle from November 16-18, the Turkish army of the Vardar fought a skillful and determined battle.
www.serbianna.com /columns/savich/053.html   (8914 words)

 Skoric's Home Page :: Welcome/Dobro Dosli
At first the mutiny was led under the pretext of liberation from dahias, even for strengthening of central authority, but after the Battle of Ivankovac in 1805 he started open combat with Turkey and the Sultan's rule, all for the liberation of Serbia.
As the army leader, in 1806 he excelled in victories at the Battle of Mišar and the Battle of Deligrad; by the end of the year he captured Belgrade and made an alliance with Russia.
This event and the Kosovo battle itself is deeply embedded in the Serbian national consciousness, history, and poetry.
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 Brujula.Net - Your Latin Stating Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After the utter defeat of the Huns in the Battle of Chalons on September 20, 451 AD, the Bulgars redirected their attention to the Byzantine Empire, where consecutive raids were undertaken in the end of the 5th century and the beginning of the 6th century.
Battle of Kosovo the christian coalition defeated by Ottomans.
Battle of Kirk Kelesse - Bulgarians defeat Ottomans in E.Thrace
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But, after the crushing defeat of the Byzantines by the Seljuks in Asia at the battle of Manzikert in 1071, the temptation to rise was too strong for the Balkan Slavs to resist.
A Serbian ballad tells how on the eve of the battle the prophet Elijah in the guise of a falcon flew with a letter from the Virgin into Lazar's tent, offering him the choice between the Empire of this world and the Heavenly kingdom, and how he chose the latter.
Although the battle of Kumanovo in 1912 avenged Kossovo, yet the Montenegrins still wear a fl band on their caps in sign of mourning for it; in many a lonely village the minstrel sings to the sound of the gusle the melancholy legend of Kossovo.
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 Macedonia turns back aid convoy but ceasefire holds
However, a convoy of 26 trucks laden with food and medical kits was turned back by the authorities after waiting seven hours in sweltering heat at the village of Bedinje in an attempt to reach another settlement which is held by rebel forces.
As a result, engineers seeking to restore water to the nearby town of Kumanovo were also denied access to a reservoir, which lies near the village of Lipkovo behind the rebel lines.
But Tuesday's cautious test of confidence was thwarted by official reluctance to give in to rebel requests that journalists accompany the aid convoy to check their assurances that Kumanovo's water shortage was due to a technical fault and not to the rebels deliberately shutting off the supply.
www.alb-net.com /amcc/cgi-bin/viewnews.cgi?newsid992485726,60551,   (755 words)

 Battle of Lule-Burgas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sarantaporo - Giannitsa - Kumanovo - Kirk Kilisse - Pente Pigadia - Prilep -
The Battle of Lule Burgas was a battle between the Bulgarians and the Ottomans.
The battle took place from the October 31 to November 3, 1912.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Lule-Burgas   (132 words)

 Naval Battle of Elli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sarantaporo - Giannitsa - Kumanovo - Kirk Kilisse - Pente Pigadia - Prilep - Lule-Burgas - Vevi - Bitola -
The Battle of Elli (also known as the Naval Battle of the Dardanelles, Greek: Ναυμαχία της 'Ελλης) took place on the December 3, 1912 as part of the First Balkan War.
During the battle, Kountouriotis, frustrated by the slow speed of the three older Greek battleships Hydra, Spetsai and Psara, hoisted the Flag Signal for the letter Z which stood for "Independent Action", and sailed forward alone at a speed of 20 knots, against the Turkish fleet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Elli   (302 words)

 Poisonings or Power Plays?, by Christopher Deliso
After walking out of Kumanovo's ethnically mixed high school in September 2001 – or, after the fighting had stopped – Albanians are now demanding their own high school.
Xhaferi's influence at the Ohrid treaty conference led to the triumph of selective democracy – the issue that is really behind the clamor in Kumanovo.
The Kumanovo poisoning imbroglio is just one battle in a depressingly predictable, and protracted war of liberation – liberation, that is, from reality itself.
www.antiwar.com /orig/deliso65.html   (5763 words)

 Battle of Bitola - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sarantaporo - Giannitsa - Kumanovo - Kirk Kilisse - Pente Pigadia - Prilep - Lule-Burgas - Vevi -
The Battle of Bitola took place near Bitola from 16 to 19 November 1912.
This article about a battle in Ottoman history is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Bitola   (113 words)

 Turkey moves to safeguard water plant for Israel Security Council backs secretary-general's efforts to settle Cyprus ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On the outskirts of Macedonia's second-largest city, Tetovo, a truck carrying policemen to a checkpoint in the battle area came under machine-gun fire from rebel positions late on Monday.
The main battle area, near Kumanovo, remained quiet and humanitarian agencies rushed to that area, 30 kilometers northeast of the capital.
Kumanovo has been without water for a week, as temperatures reached 33 Celsius (91 Fahrenheit).
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /archives.php?id=23738   (4200 words)

 List of battles 1901-2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battle of the Treasury Islands (October 25 - October 27) - New Zealand defeats Japan in the Solomon Islands.
Battle of Cisterna January 29- Part of Operation Shingle- the 1st, 3rd, and 4th US Army Ranger battalions attempted to capture the town of Cisterna.
Battle of Peleliu September 17 - A fight to capture an airstrip on a speck of coral in the western Pacific.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_battles_1901-2000   (6711 words)

 Robert Scholes
That battle which was fought under the leadership of Tsar Lazar in 1389, and placed the Serbs under the yoke of the Turks, was followed by three others of a major character, in which the Serbs stood up before the Turks and had their death demonstrated to them, the complete annihilation of their will established."
More than 500 years later, at the battle of Kumanovo, just south of the battlefield of Kosovo, the Serbs finally defeated the Turks.
Before the battle, as the poets tell it, an angel in the form of a grey falcon flew from Jerusalem to Kosovo with a message for the Serbian leader.
www.brown.edu /Administration/News_Bureau/Op-Eds/Scholes2.html   (691 words)

 Serbia and Montenegro, and the two Balkan Wars
The rapid offensive of the Serbian army, however, took them by surprise, and they were completely overwhelmed at the battle of Kumanovo in northern Macedonia on October 23-4, 1912.
The Turkish envoys prolonged the negotiations, as was their custom; they naturally were unwilling to concede their European provinces to the despised and hated Greek and Slavonic conquerors, but the delays implied growing hardships for their besieged and starving garrisons in Thrace, Epirus, and Albania.
A most violent battle ensued which lasted for several days; at some points the Bulgarians, thanks to the suddenness of their offensive, were temporarily successful, but gradually the Serbs regained the upper hand and by July 1 the Bulgarians were beaten.
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 5, May-2001.
Eye-witness reports from Kumanovo say at least a dozen tanks and armoured vehicles have been advancing towards the village of Slupcane, one of the main areas held by the ethnic Albanian rebel group, the National Liberation Army.
According to Kerim, the goal of the terrorists is to cause a spiral escalation of violence in Macedonia, to occupy villages in the Kumanovo area, hold the local population hostage.
Macedonian Defense and Internal Affairs Ministries Saturday evening reiterated the appeal to the civilian population of Kumanovo area villages of Lojane, Slupcane, Matejce, Otla, Lipkovo, Orizare and Vaksince to evacuate their homes and leave for Kumanovo, where they will be accommodated by the Macedonian Government, Sunday morning between 5:00 and 11:00.
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 Those To Whom Serbs Are Indebted   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On June 28, 1389, in the battle of Kosovo, this Serbian noble made his way into the Turkish camp on the pretext of being a deserter, forced his way into the Sultan's tent and stabbed him.
Winning one of the greatest battles in the Serbian history, he was promoted into the rank of Duke.
His army achieved success in the battles at Drina and Kolubara rivers, in addition to the defence of Serbia in 1915.
www.freesrpska.org /en/srbi/oninaszaduzise.html   (1991 words)

 Macedonia Under the Ottoman Empire
Consequently, when resistance against the conqueror developed into an organized national liberation movement in Macedonia, it was not surprising that banditry was assimilated within it or that outlaws became significant figures in the movement itself.
The battle before the recently-built Kumanovo fortress was short but violent, ending in the defeat and death of most of the insurgents.
Selim Giray destroyed nearly all that was Christian in the region between Kumanovo and Skopje.
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 First Balkan War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.wisc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hence, the main forces were formed in three armies for the advance towards Skopje, while a division and an independent brigade were to cooperate with the Montenegrins in the Sanjak of Novi Pazar.
The Third Army was commanded by General Božidar Janković and, being the right-wing army, had the task to liberate Kosovo and then join the other armies in the expected battle at the Ovče Polje.
Greece was considered the weakest of the three main allies, since it had suffered a humiliating defeat against the Ottomans in 1897, and was not expected to contribute decisively against the Turkish army.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/First_Balkan_War   (1849 words)

 Macedonia for the Macedonians
The Battle of Marica and penetration of the Turks into the Balkans.
King Marko dies in a battle near Rovin.
The Karpos Uprising, insurrection of the Macedonian people against the Turks in the Kriva Palanka and Kumanovo regions.
www.makedonija.info /chrono.html   (555 words)

 Petar I Karadjordjevic
hile Serbia was in fierce internal quarrels an battles, King Petar battled in Krajina.
Purpose of this war was the liberation of Serbian historical core: Ras, Pristine, Skopje, Prizren..
In battle of Kumanovo, on October 10 and 11, 1912., Serbian army won, which was a step closer to final Liberation.
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 Kumanovo/Kumanova , Macedonia - SkyscraperCity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Battle of Kumanovo was a major battle of the First Balkan War of 1912, during which Serbian forces under the command of Field Marshal Radomir Putnik crushed the Ottoman army of General Zekki.
The battle occurred north of Uskub, which is today known as Skopje, the modern capital of Macedonia.
Most albanians in kumanovo, skopje and half of Tetovo came from Kosovo in the past 30years.
www.skyscrapercity.com /showthread.php?t=198559   (3190 words)

 NATO Operation Essential Harvest: 20 Sep. 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We also have some route clearing activities occurring today and tomorrow; this is in the vicinity north of Kumanovo, along the Opae - Slupcane road.
It has a secondary purpose of assisting a Macedonian army unit in that area to use the route in order to move itself back towards its Kumanovo barracks.
This is being conducted by a company of the 2 battalion of the para regiment, the UK unit.
www.nato.int /fyrom/tfh/2001/t010920a.htm   (2863 words)

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