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Encyclopedia > Battle of Ovche Pole
Battle of Ovche Pole
Part of Serbian Campaign (World War I)
Date 14 October 1915 - 15 November 1915
Location Front between Vranje, Serbia and Berovo, Macedonia
Result Bulgarian victory
Combatants
Bulgaria Serbia
Strength
2nd Army- 3 divisions: 70,000 3,5 divisions: c.80,000
Casualties
Unknown Heavy

The battle of Ovche Pole occurred between 14 October 1915 and 15 November 1915. The aim was not to allow the Serbian troops to join the Allied army in Solun. The Second Army (13th Balkan Infantry Division, 7th Rila Division and the Cavalry Division with 220 guns) had to defeat the enemy forces in Macedonia and advance to the Albanian and Greek borders. Combatants Austria-Hungary German Empire Bulgaria(1915-1918) Serbia Greece(1916-1918) Montenegro France(1916-1918) United Kingdom(1916-1918) Italy(1916-1918) Commanders August von Mackensen Oskar Potiorek Nikola Zhekov Radomir Putnik Nicholas I Maurice Sarrail Adolphe Guillaumat Franchet dEsperey George Milne Panagiotis Danglis The Serbian Campaign was... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Vranje (Врање) is a city located in Serbia and Montenegro at 42. ... Anthem: Bože pravde (English: God of Justice) Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Serbian written with the Cyrillic alphabet1 Government Republic  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica  - President Boris Tadić Establishment    - Formation 814   - First Serbian Uprising 1804   - Internationally recognized July 13, 1878   - Kingdom of SCS created December 1, 1918   - SCG dissolved... Berovo is a small city near the MaleÅ¡evo mountains, 161 km far away from Skopje, 47 km from Strumica and 52km from Kočani, in the Republic of Macedonia. ... Anthem: Bože pravde (English: God of Justice) Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Serbian written with the Cyrillic alphabet1 Government Republic  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica  - President Boris Tadić Establishment    - Formation 814   - First Serbian Uprising 1804   - Internationally recognized July 13, 1878   - Kingdom of SCS created December 1, 1918   - SCG dissolved... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Thessaloníki (Θεσσαλονίκη) is the second-largest city of Greece and is the principal, the largest city and the capital of the Greek region of Macedonia. ...


The main blow was at Kumanovo where 13th and 7th divisions easily defeated the Serbian army. On the third day the Cavalry Division also advanced defeating the Serbia counter-attack and reached Veles and the Vardar. With this success the aim was achieved. City motto : Coordinates Municipality : Kumanovo municipality Elevation 340 m Population 105 484 Time zone  - Standard  - Summer (DST) CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2) Founded Area code +389 031 Postal code 1300 Car plates KU Official Website www. ... This article is about the god Veles, for the city in Macedonia see Veles, Macedonia Veles (Volos, Weles, Voloh) is a Slavic god, thought to be the deity of: cattle, commerce, music, the underworld. ... Vardar in Skopje Axios redirects here. ...


 
 

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