Battle of Doiran (1913)
The Battle of Doiran was a battle of the Second Balkan War
Second Balkan War
The Second Balkan War was a conflict which broke out when Bulgaria, dissatisfied with its share of the spoils of the First Balkan War, attacked its former allies, Serbia and Greece, on 29 June 1913. Bulgaria had a prewar agreement about the division of region of Macedonia...

 between the Bulgaria
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n and the Greek
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 army. The battle took place in June 1913.

The Greek armed forces after the victory at Kilkis-Lachanas
Battle of Kilkis-Lahanas
The Battle of Kilkis–Lahanas took place during the Second Balkan War between Greece and Bulgaria for the town of Kilkis in Macedonia. The battle lasted three days from 19 to 21 June 1913 and ended with a Greek victory.-Background:...

, continued their advance north and successfully engaged the Bulgarians at lake Doiran (Doirani). As a result the Bulgarian forces retreated further north.


The Doiran lake was at the right wing of the Bulgarian line of defense. The second Bulgarian Army was responsible for the defense of this sector.. The Bulgarian artillery was for some time successful against the Greek attack.

The Bulgarians after several hours of fighting evacuated the region and retreated north.
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