Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912-13
The priming charge for the Great War


written by Philip S. Jowett
illustrated by Stephen Walsh

This book is number 466 in Osprey Publications Men-at-Arms series.

This book is an overview of the Armies involved in both Balkan Wars.

It showcases the transitional period of change of uniforms and equipment from the 19th to the 20th century. Jowett divides into five areas:

  1. the Chronology
  2. the Armies
  3. Weapons
  4. Equipment
  5. Uniforms

The Armies are:

  • The Ottoman, 1912-13
  • The Bulgarian, 1912-13
    • The Macedonian-Adrianopolitan Volunteer Corps
  • The Greek, 1912-13
    • Cretan volunteers
    • The Italian Legion
  • The Serbian, 1912-13
  • The Montenegrin, 1912-13
  • The Romanian, 1913
  • Macedonian irregulars, 1912-13
  • Albanian volunteers, 1912-13

The photographs, illustrations and full-color plates portraying the uniforms and equipment make this book a must have for the figure painter orĀ  uniform enthusiasts.

This book is available from Osprey Publications.

This book is available in three different formats and they are;

Paperback Book


ePub eBook


PDF eBook