Welcome to the
website Balkan Military History.
Balkan Military History is devoted to the study of the military history of the Balkans.
It is aimed primarily at wargamers and others with an interest in the region and its fascinating history.
BMH has been online since 1997 and this is our 17th year of continuous operation.
We hope you enjoy our site and any comments, views or contributions would be very welcome to:
You can also view my blog Balkan Wargamer for regular news and items of interest.
Latest books, journal articles and
Articles on Balkan military history
What's New -
A visit to the Croatian
island of Vis. A rich history well preserved
because this was a restricted military zone until 1992. Plenty of
British involvement from the Napoleonic Wars to WW2.
Miniatures have some new Balkan Wars figures in 20mm
Warfare in the Balkans
Guide to museums and other sites of
article is 'Opening
Shots of World War One', a quick look at first campaign of the Great
War, the Austro-Hungarian invasion of Serbia. The real guns of August.
Plus my basic
Austro-Hungarian army list for Bolt Action rules and another for
Armies of the Balkans
Armies that fought in
Scenarios and related items for wargamers
Looking ahead to some other Balkan military
anniversaries in 2014.
Venetian War 1714-18
victory over the Persians at Chaldiran 1514
Byzantine Empire 1114
Byzantines at Salonica and Kliedion 1014
Cibalae 314 - Constantine beats Licinius in Croatia
Macedon invades Illyria and Romans counterattack 214BC
Test your knowledge of Balkan
- Related sites
|Visiting the Balkans?
Try our travel section for guides to the places
of historical interest across the Balkans. If it's worth seeing - we
have been there.
The Editor's latest Balkan travels took in the
Croatian island of Viz.
Outside the Balkans - Sections
on the Editor's non-Balkan wargame interests.
Quick links to all parts of this site in the contents
If you have any comments about this website contact:
Dave Watson at