November 21, This Day during the World War l

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**November 21, 1915 – The Battle of Krivolak** was a battle between the forces of Bulgaria and France during the Ovche Pole Offensive (which was part of the Serbian Campaign), where the Bulgarian 2nd Army was able to defeat the French led Armée d’Orient – separating the defending Serbian forces from their only outside source of supply. On November 2, General Sarrail ordered his northern most force (the 57th Infantry Division) to advance further north to the Tcherna River (now the Crna River) and seize crossing points. By this point in time, the Bulgarian 2nd Army had driven past Krivolak, and was threatening to cut off the Serbian forces from their only escape route (through Albania). As the French forces tried to advance, on 3 November Bulgarian forces conducted strong attacks on the southern end of the French front, and was threatening to cut off the entire French force. As…

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