Thursday, February 2, 2017

Woman and children in service of Serbian Army during the First World War

Woman and children in service of Serbian Army during the First World War

Photos are an excerpt from the book: "Ратни албум 1914-1918, Author Андра Поповић, published in Belgrade, 1926 during the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. Captions on the photos, are original captions from the book, which is also in Serbian and French language.
Woman and children in service of Serbian Army during the First World War
 Woman and children in service of Serbian Army during the First World War

Milunka Savic, sergeant, the brave Sumadia-woman wounded 5 times.
Milunka Savic, sergeant, the brave Sumadia-woman wounded 5 times.
Milunka Savic, sergeant, the brave Sumadia-woman wounded 5 times.
 Milunka Savic, sergeant, the brave Sumadia-woman wounded 5 times.

Jelena Saulic, the brave Montenegrin-woman fell after many long battles.
Jelena Saulic, the brave Montenegrin-woman fell after many long battles.

Jelena Saulic, the brave Montenegrin-woman fell after many long battles.
 Jelena Saulic, the brave Montenegrin-woman fell after many long battles.

 Flora Sandes, sergeant-major in the 2nd regiment, a brave English woman.
 Flora Sandes, sergeant-major in the 2nd regiment, a brave English woman.


Lj. Cakarevic, forced her way dressed in soldier's uniform through the Bulgarian skirmishing lines.
 6. Lj. Cakarevic, forced her way dressed in soldier's uniform through the Bulgarian skirmishing lines.


Exhausted by tremendous sacrifices, by 3 bloody wars (1912, 1913 and the World War from 1914 on) and by 3 epidemics (Cholera and spotted fever in 1912—13, spotted fever in the great war), the Serbians made the last sacrifice, mobilized the women and even children of 10 years old.

Serbian childred in service of Serbian army during the First World War
Exhausted by tremendous sacrifices, by 3 bloody wars (1912, 1913 and the World War from 1914 on) and by 3 epidemics (Cholera and spotted fever in 1912—13, spotted fever in the great war), the Serbians made the last sacrifice, mobilized the women and even children of 10 years old.

Serbian childred in service of Serbian army during the First World War
Exhausted by tremendous sacrifices, by 3 bloody wars (1912, 1913 and the World War from 1914 on) and by 3 epidemics (Cholera and spotted fever in 1912—13, spotted fever in the great war), the Serbians made the last sacrifice, mobilized the women and even children of 10 years old.
February 02, 2017

No comments: