Disaster on the Drina: The Austro-Hungarian Army in Serbia, 1914

  title={Disaster on the Drina: The Austro-Hungarian Army in Serbia, 1914},
  author={John R. Schindler},
  journal={War in History},
  pages={159 - 195}
Serbia’s defeat of the Austro-Hungarian invasion of 1914 counts among the major upset victories of the last century. This article, which examines Austro-Hungarian tactical performance in Serbia in that campaign, offers unique insights into the causes of the Habsburg debacle. Analysis of the battlefield performance of the Austro-Hungarian 21st division, which fought and lost the first Habsburg engagement in August 1914, reveals much about the operational shortcomings of Vienna’s field forces… Expand
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