Battle of Şarköy
|Battle of Şarköy|
|Part of First Balkan War|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Gen. Stiliyan Kovachev||Major Enver bey|
|Unknown||19,858 officers and men,
3,744 animals, 15,405 rifles, 16 machine guns, 48 artillery, 23,542 ammunition boxes
Torpedo cruiser Berk-i Satvet, cruiser Mecidiye, battleships Turgut Reis and Barbaross Hayreddin
|Casualties and losses|
|Light||882 killed, 1,842 wounded, 55 missing
The Battle of Şarköy or Sarkoy operation (Bulgarian: Битка при Шаркьой, Turkish: Şarköy Çıkarması) took place between 9 and 11 February 1913 during the First Balkan War between Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire. The Ottomans attempted a counter-attack, but were defeated by the Bulgarians at the Battles of Bulair and Şarköy.
- Edward J. Erickson, Defeat in Detail, The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912–1913, Westport, Praeger, 2003, p. 263.
- Turgut Özakman: Vahidettin, M. Kemal ve milli mücadele: yalanlar, yanlışlar, yutturmacalar, Bilgi Yayınevi, 1997, ISBN 9754946698, page 91-93 (Turkish)
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