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V Army Corps (Greece)

The V Army Corps (Ε' Σώμα Στρατού, abbr.), sometimes found as Army Corps E, was an army corps of the Hellenic Army, active in the struggles in Northern Epirus in 1913–1914 and in the Greco-Italian War. [1]

26 relations: Albania, Alexandroupoli, Allies of World War I, Autonomous Republic of Northern Epirus, Balkan Wars, Battlegroup (army), Corps, Epirus, First Balkan War, Georgios Kosmas, Greco-Italian War, Greece, Hellenic Army, I Army Corps (Greece), Ioannina, Komotini, Korçë, National Schism, Northern Epirus, Preveza, Western Macedonia Army Section, Western Thrace, World War I, 12th Mechanized Infantry Division (Greece), 8th Infantry Division (Greece), 9th Infantry Brigade (Greece).

Albania

Albania (or sometimes,; Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia, Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially known as the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.

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Alexandroupoli

Alexandroupoli (Αλεξανδρούπολη) is a city in Greece and the capital of the Evros regional unit in East Macedonia and Thrace.

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Allies of World War I

The Allies of World War I, also known as the Entente Powers, were the countries that opposed the Central Powers during the First World War.

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Autonomous Republic of Northern Epirus

The Autonomous Republic of Northern Epirus (Αὐτόνομος Δημοκρατία τῆς Βορείου Ἠπείρου, Aftónomos Dimokratía tis Voreíou Ipeírou) was a short-lived, self-governing entity founded in the aftermath of the Balkan Wars on February 28, 1914 by Greeks living in southern Albania (Northern Epirotes).

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Balkan Wars

The Balkan Wars were two conflicts that took place in the Balkan Peninsula in south-eastern Europe in 1912 and 1913.

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Battlegroup (army)

A battlegroup (British/Commonwealth term), or task force (U.S. term) in modern military theory is the basic building block of an army's fighting force.

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Corps

A corps ("core"; the plural is spelled the same as singular but pronounced "cores"; from French, from the Latin corpus "body") is an organized body of people.

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Epirus

Epirus is a geographical and historical region in southeastern Europe, now shared between Greece and Albania.

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First Balkan War

The First Balkan War (Балканска война, Α΄ Βαλκανικός πόλεμος, Први балкански рат Prvi Balkanski rat, Birinci Balkan Savaşı), which lasted from October 1912 to May 1913, comprised actions of the Balkan League (Serbia, Greece, Montenegro and Bulgaria) against the Ottoman Empire.

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Georgios Kosmas

Georgios Kosmas (Γεώργιος Κοσμάς, 1884–1964) was a senior Greek Army officer who distinguished himself in the Greco-Italian War of 1940–1941, served as Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff in 1949–51, and became a Member of the Hellenic Parliament and cabinet minister.

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Greco-Italian War

The Greco-Italian War, also known as the Italo-Greek War, was a conflict between Italy and Greece, which lasted from 28 October 1940 to 23 April 1941.

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Greece

Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) and known since ancient times as Hellas (Greek: Ελλάς), is a country located in southeastern Europe.

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Hellenic Army

The Hellenic Army (Ελληνικός Στρατός, Ellinikós Stratós), formed in 1828, is the land force of Greece.

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I Army Corps (Greece)

The I Army Corps (Α' Σώμα Στρατού, abbr.) was an army corps of the Hellenic Army, founded in December 1913.

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Ioannina

Ioannina (Ιωάννινα), often called Yannena (Γιάννενα) within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece, with a population of 112,486 (in 2011).

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Komotini

Komotini (Κομοτηνή; Gümülcine) is a city in the region of East Macedonia and Thrace, northeastern Greece.

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Korçë

Korçë (Korça, other names see below) is a city and municipality in southeastern Albania, and the seat of Korçë County.

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National Schism

The National Schism (Εθνικός Διχασμός, Ethnikos Dikhasmos, sometimes called The Great Division) was a series of disagreements between King Constantine I and Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos regarding the foreign policy of Greece in the period of 1910–22 of which the tipping point was whether Greece should enter World War I. Venizelos was in support of the Allies and wanted Greece to join the war on their side, while the pro-German King wanted Greece to remain neutral, which would favor the plans of the Central Powers.

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Northern Epirus

Northern Epirus (Βόρειος Ήπειρος, Vorios Ipiros, Epiri i Veriut) is a term used to refer to those parts of the historical region of Epirus, in the western Balkans, that are part of the modern Albania.

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Preveza

Preveza (Πρέβεζα) is a town in the region of Epirus, northwestern Greece, located at the mouth of the Ambracian Gulf.

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Western Macedonia Army Section

The Western Macedonia Army Section (Τμήμα Στρατιάς Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, ΤΣΔΜ; Tmima Stratias Dytikis Makedonias, TSDM) was a field army of the Hellenic Army active during the Greco-Italian War (1940–41).

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Western Thrace

Western Thrace (Θράκη, Thráki,; Batı Trakya; Западна Тракия, Zapadna Trakiya or Беломорска Тракия, Belomorska Trakiya) is a geographic and historical region of Greece, located between the Nestos and Evros rivers in the northeast of the country.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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12th Mechanized Infantry Division (Greece)

The 12th Mechanized Infantry Division "Evros" (ΧΙΙ Μηχανοκίνητη Μεραρχία Πεζικού «ΕΒΡΟΣ») is a military formation of the Hellenic Army, based at Alexandroupoli, Thrace.

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8th Infantry Division (Greece)

The 8th Infantry Division (VIII Μεραρχία Πεζικού, VIII ΜΠ; VIII Merarchia Pezikou, VIII MP) was an infantry division of the Hellenic Army.

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9th Infantry Brigade (Greece)

The 9th Infantry Brigade (9η Ταξιαρχία Πεζικού, 9η ΤΑΞΠΖ) is an infantry brigade of the Hellenic Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_Army_Corps_(Greece)

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