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Sofija Jovanović
Sofija Jovanović and fellow fighter, 1912
Allegiance Kingdom of Serbia
Years of service 1914 – 1918
Battles/wars World War I

Sofija Jovanović was a Serbian war heroine who fought in the First World War. She had joined the Serbian Army under the male name Sofronije Jovanović immediately upon the start of World War I and Austria's attack on Serbia. She defended Belgrade in October 1915 from the armies of Germany and Austria-Hungary. She was present at the Serbian army's retreat through Albania (winter 1915–16). She participated at the Salonika Front and the Liberation of Belgrade in November 1918.

She has been called "Jeanne d'Arc serbe".[1][2]

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