Australia have recognized Macedonia

The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 26 July 1895, page 3

MACEDONIA. An engagement has taken place between 20,000 men of the Turkish Third Army Corps and a strong band of insurgents at Uskub (Uskub - the old name of Skopje the capital of todays Republic of Macedonia), in Macedonia. The rebels were defeated, 13 being killed and many wounded.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Friday 18 September 1903 (page 5)

From Uskub (Uskub - the old name of Skopje the capital of todays Republic of Macedonia), in Macedonia, news has been received that an insurgent band of 450 men has been annihilated by the Turks near Ishtip (Ishtip - the old name of Shtip, city in eastern part of todays Republic of Macedonia), 41 miles south-east of Uskub.


The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 23 November 1904 (page 5)

THE BIBLE IN MACEDONIA.

LONDON, Monday.

The sale of the British, and Foreign Bible Society's Bibles in the streets of Uskub (Uskub - the old name of Skopje the capital of todays Republic of Macedonia), in Macedonia, has been stopped by the Turkish authorities, on the ground that, on account of the low prices charged, their sale amounts to a propaganda. The British Embassy, however, insists on the continuance of the sale.



Cairns Morning Post (Qld. : 1907 - 1909) Monday 27 July 1908

TURKEY AND MACEDONIA

Niazi pasha, with 1000 followers, entered Monaster (Monastir - the old name of Bitola, city in todays Republic of Macedonia) and abducted Osman Feizi Pasha, the new commander of the Vilayet, without bloodshed.

The entire garrison at Uskub (Uskub - the old name of Skopje the capital of todays Republic of Macedonia) (Macedonia) have mutined.






Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Saturday 24 August 1912 (page 23)

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7. Christians massacred at Kochana (Kochani - city in the eastern part of todays Republic of Macedonia), Macedonia; 140 victims.

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18. The town of Uskub (Uskub - the old name of Skopje the capital of todays Republic of Macedonia), in Macedonia, captured and pillaged.

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The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 13 November 1912

BATTLE OF PRILEP....LONDON, Tuesday. The correspondent ot the London "Daily Telegrapn at Uskub (Uskub - the old name of Skopje the capital of todays Republic of Macedonia) has furnishad detais of the battle of Prilep (Prilep - city in todays Republic of Macedonia), in Macedonia, which was fought in a defile on the highway between Kuprili and Monastir (Monastir - the old name of Bitola, city in todays Republic of Macedonia) Owing to the difficult nature of the pass resembles the...




The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 23 March 1917 (page 7)

MACEDONIA. A Bulgarian communique states: We repulsed new enemy attacks between Lake Ochrida (Ohrid - most popular destination for tourism in todays Republic of Macedonia) and Lake Prespa (Prespa - region in todays Republic of Macedonia), also west of Monastir (Monastir - the old name of Bitola, city in todays Republic of Macedonia).

A German official message states: We repulsed French attacks west and north of Monastir (Monastir - the old name of Bitola, city in todays Republic of Macedonia) and recaptured heights north cast of Tirnova, near Snegovo.




The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 5 September 1917

MACEDONIA. A German official message issued on Monday afternoon stated: We repulsed the French north-west of Monaslir (Bitola, city in todays Republic of Macedonia).


The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 9 October 1917 (page 7)

MACEDONIA. A French communique states: Artillery, is active on the Vardar front, north of Monastir (Monastir - the old name of Bitola, city in todays Republic of Macedonia), and in the region of the lakes.


The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 12 October 1917

MACEDONIA. A German offiall message on Wednesday stated: The Bulgarians repulsed the English south-west of Lake Doiran (Dojran- city in todays Republic of Macedonia).


The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 15 October 1917 (page 7)

MACEDONIA. A German official message on Thursday states: Most Intense artillery fire prevails In the region of Monastir (Monastir - the old name of Bitola, city in todays Republic of Macedonia) and the Basin of the Cerna Bend.

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 24 October 1917 (page 11)

MACEDONIA. A French eastern communique states: Our artillery is continuing a destructive bombardment of enemy positions in the regions of Dojran (Dojran - city in todays Republic of Macedonia) and the Vardar (Vardar - river in todays Republic of Macedonia), and north of Monastir (Monastir - the old name of Bitola, city in todays Republic of Macedonia). In the course of operations clearing up the ground in the vicinity of our new positions north-west of Pogradec, we took prisoner 50 Austrians.




The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 17 November 1917

MACEDONIA. A German official message Issued on Thursday morning says: The French evacuated hill positions west of Lake Ochrlda (Ohrid-most popular destination for tourism in todays Republic of Macedonia).




The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 25 April 1918 (page 7)

MACEDONIA, A communique regarding the Macedonian campaign states: There Is French infantry and artillery activity along the whole front. Artillery stopped an attempted enemy attack of positions west of Lake Prespa (Prespa - region and lake in todays Republic of Macedonia).



The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 23 May 1918 (Page 7)

MACEDONIA. A French communique regarding the operations on the Eastern front states: Enemy artillery violently bombarded the British trenches cast of Lake Doiran (city in todays Republic of Macedonia) and our positions north-west of Pogradec.


The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 24 September 1918

MACEDONIA.

The Servians have cut the railway between Uskub (Uskub - the old name of Skopje the capital of todays Republic of Macedonia) and Salonica.

The Servian advance at Kavadar (Kavdarci - city in todays Republic of Macedonia) represents an advance of 40 miles from the startig line, and threatens to take in the rear the Important Babuna Pass (Babuna - mountain in todays Republic of Macedonia), north of Prllep (Prilep - city in todays Republic of Macedonia), and the main communications of the western section of the enemy line. The success at Negotin threatens the supplies of the force east of the Vardar (Vardar - river in todays Republic of Macedonia).


The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 31 May 1918 (page 7)

MACEDONIA. A French communique states: There is great artillery activity along the whole front, between Lake Dojran (Dojran - city in todays Republic of Macedonia) and Monastir (Bitola - city in todays Republic of Macedonia), particularly in the regions of Makukovo and Vacovo.


The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 27 September 1918

MACEDONIA. Cavalry Nearing Veles (Veles - city in central part of todays Republic of Macedonia).

LONDON. September 25. The whole of the Monastir (Monastir - the old name of Bitola, city in todays Republic of Macedonia), Prilep (Prilep - city in todays Republic of Macedonia), and Gradsko, road, connecting the two Bulgarian Armies, is now in allied hands. Our cavalry are within 10 miles of the Veles (Veles - city in central part of todays Republic of Macedonia) - Ishtip (Ishtip - the old name of Shtip, city in the eastern part of todays Republic of Macedonia) line...



The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 24 November 1944 (page 3)

Macedonia Liberation Completed

LONDON, Thurs. (AAP). - The Yugoslav communique states that the whole of Macedonia is now liberated. Yugoslav troops, after heavy fighting in the Upper Vardar Valley (region in todays Republic of Macedonia), liberated three towns. They killed and wounded 3.000 enemy troops in the course of the fighting.


Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Tuesday 20 February 1945

According to the "Napredak'' (Progress) the Macedonians Minister for Justice (Peter Peruzl) has visited Sofia, the Bulgarian capltal, where he informed the Press that Macedonia has declared herself as a Federative State, which means that Macedonia is one of the six Federative States of Jugoslavia. The Premier of Macedonia is Method Ijechentov (Metodija Andonov Chento), whose Cabinet, is comprised of eight otther Ministers - Minister for Internal Affairs, Education, Health, Economy, Agriculture, Finance, Justice and Transport.



Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Saturday 25 August 1951 (page 8)

...The artists-mainly amateurs will show the authentic rittual dances which have survived down the centuries in Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia...






The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 15 May 1954 (Page 22)

See Skopje (Skopje - the capital of todays Republic of Macedonia) The rather inadequate tourist guide-books to Yugoslavia ex tol the eastern atmosphere of Sarajevo, but in my opinion the traveller should move fur their south to Skopje, capital of Macedonia and most fascinating of towns.


Aleksandar Stevanov

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