The purge of 1914

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Peter H
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The purge of 1914

Post by Peter H » 28 Apr 2007 03:34

Enver cleaning up the armed forces after the disaster of the Balkan Wars:
Within a few months Enver had forced into retirement 2 field marshals,3 lieutenant generals,30 major generals,95 brigadier generals,184 colonels,236 lieutenant colonels and majors,and some 800 captains and lieutenants.
Ed Erickson Defeat in Detail.

What followed was the ascent of the junior officers,Colonels comanding divisions etc by October 1914.

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