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Pirot Offensive (1913)
Part of the Second Balkan War
Date July 1913
Location Near Pirot
Result Serbian tactical victory
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Kingdom of Bulgaria State Flag of Serbia (1882-1918).svg Kingdom of Serbia
Commanders and leaders
Kingdom of Bulgaria Mihail Savov Kingdom of Serbia Stepa Stepanović

The Bulgarian Pirot Offensive was a Bulgarian offensive action to advance towards Serbian town of Pirot (near the Serbian – Bulgarian border) and also planned to advanced Niš .This offensive action forced Serbian command to send reinforcements to the 2nd Army defending Pirot and Nis. The Bulgarian invasion was stopped with the help of these reinforcements but Serbs was unable to reinforce the advanced troops in Kalimanci. So this movement helped Bulgarian troops to gain a defensive victory in the Battle of Kalimanci.


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