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La Journée Serbe 25 juin 1916. Anniversaire de la bataille de Kossov.

La Journée Serbe 25 juin 1916. Anniversaire de la bataille de Kossov.



Serbian civilians and military personnel crossing the River Drina in what is now Yugoslavia. King Peter is being transported across the bridge. The Battle of Kossovo was the last battle lost by the Serbians before they were forced to migrate into the Albanian mountains for the winter. Thousands died that winter from the horrible conditions and lack of food. Kossovo was also significant because that is where the Serbians lost an equally important battle in 1389. This day was to benefit the Serbian Relief Fund.
Translation of title: Serbia Day June 25, 1916. Anniversary of the Battle of Kossovo.
Signed: D. Charles Fouqueray 1916.
Hardie & Sabin, 1920???
Promotional goal: Fr. H59. 1916.
Item is no. 109 in a printed checklist available in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Reading Room.





Fouqueray, Charles, 1869-1956, artist




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