SERBIAN ARTILLERY WITH THE FRENCH 75mm GUN AND AMMUNITION CAISSON . SIX FIGURE SET , BATTLE OF CER MOUNTAIN 1914 .
BALKAN WARS EARLY WW1
" THE IRON REGIMENT " TOOK PART IN THE BALKAN WAR 1912-1918 .ENTERED HISTORY FOR THE HEROISMOF THE 50 REGIMENTS OF THE SERBIAN ARMY. ONLY THE 2nd INF REGT WAS IF THE FIRST TO , WEARING THE HONOUR NAME " IRON REGIMENT " GIVEN THE NAME BY THEIR ADVESARIES THE BULGARIANS .THE WAR BANNER OF THE MORAVA DIVISION OF THE FIRST CALLED " KNJAZ MIHAILO " IS THE MOST DECROATED BANNER OF THE SERBIAN ARMY'S HISTORY . IT IS INTERESTING THAT ONLY TWO WOMEN CELEBRATED BY THE ROYAL ORDER OF KARADJORDJ'S STAR WITH SWORDS . MILINKA SAVIC AND FLORA SANDS HAVE BEEN MADE FAMOUS BY FIGHTING IN THE REGIMENTS RANKS .
Stepan "Stepa" Stepanovic OLH , KCB , DSO ; 12 March [ O.S. 28 February] 1856 – 29 April 1929) was a Serbian military commander who fought in the Serbo-Turkish War , the Serbo-Bulgarian War , the First Balkan War , the Second Balkan War and World War I . Having joined the Serbian military in 1874, he fought against the forces of the Ottoman Empire in 1876. Over the following years, he climbed up the ranks of the Serbian Army and fought against Bulgarian forces in 1885. He eventually became the Serbian Minister of War in April 1908 and was responsible for instituting changes in the Serbian Army. Stepanovic commanded Serbian forces during the two Balkan Wars and led the Serbian Second Army during World War I . After Battle of Cer he was promoted to second Field Marshal . He died in Cacak on 29 April 1929.
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