Bulgarians are forced to withdraw from Serbia

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Historical Context Note


Following the union of Bulgaria with Eastern Rumelia, Serbia has launched an invasion of Bulgarian territory, but has been speedily defeated and humiliated. Now the Bulgarians launch a counter-invasion of their own and take the town of Pirot in south-eastern Serbia, but the intervention of Austria forces them to withdraw.
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Citation:
Editors. "Bulgarians are forced to withdraw from Serbia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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