İpek Detachment

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İpek Detachment
İpek Müfrezesi
Active October–November 3, 1912[1]
Country Ottoman Empire
Allegiance Western Army
Size Detachment
Garrison/HQ İpek (present day: Peć)
Patron Sultans of the Ottoman Empire
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Cavit Pasha

The İpek Detachment of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: İpek Müfrezesi) was one of the Detachment under the command of the Ottoman Western Army. It was formed in İpek (present day: Peć) area during the First Balkan War.

Balkan Wars[edit]

Order of Battle, October 19, 1912[edit]

On October 19, 1912, the detachment was structured as follows:[2]

  • İpek Detachment HQ (Montenegrin Front, under the command of the Western Army)
    • 21st Division
      • 61st Infantry Regiment
      • 62nd Infantry Regiment
    • Pirzerin Redif Division

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Defeat in Detail, The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912–1913, Westport, Praeger, 2003, p. 204.
  2. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Defeat in Detail, The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912–1913, Westport, Praeger, 2003, p. 170.