Western Army (Ottoman Empire)
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|Ali Rizah Pasha|
The Western Army of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: Garp Ordusu) was one of the field armies of the Ottoman Army. It was formed during the mobilization phase of the First Balkan War. It confronted Serbian, Greek, Montenegrin and Bulgarian armies. It numbered app. 154,000 troops and 372 artillery.
Order of Battle, 19 October 1912
On 19 October 1912, the army was structured as follows:
- Serbian Front:
- Bulgarian Front:
- Montenegrin Front:
- Greek Front:
- Karaburun Detachment
- Salonika Reserve Division
- Edward J. Erickson, Defeat in Detail, The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912–1913, Westport, Praeger, 2003, p. 170.
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