Salonika campaign

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(1915–Nov. 1918)

After the failure of the Gallipoli campaign in World War I, Salonika became the base for an Allied Macedonian Front against Bulgaria. In fact there was little action until late in the war. In September 1918 a combined force of French, Serbs, British, Greeks, and Russians attacked, under the command of General Franchet d'Esperey. They advanced so rapidly that they had reached the Danube and Constantinople by the time the war ended in November.

Subjects: Military History.

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