Sunday, January 13, 2013

Turkish Earthworks Razed - 07.III.1897

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 7 March 1897, Volume LVII, Issue 65, Page 1.

Salonica, March 6 - Feverish activity prevails here in the military preparations. Four extra battalions of redifs have gone to Caterina.

Edhem Pasha, who is to command the Turkish troops in Macedonia, has arrived here and will proceed immediately to Elessona.

Sixty battalions of infantry, fifteen batteries of artillery and four regiments of cavalry are now posted on the Greek frontiers of Macedonia and Epirus. 

Belgrade, March 6 - Communication has been broken off between Salonica and Monastir owing to damage done to the railway by Greek bands.


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