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Historical re-enactment of the Battle of Shipka Pass - infantry battle.

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Object:Historical re-enactment of the Battle of Shipka Pass - infantry battle.
Description:Low angle panorama shot of a hill, on the top of which are a group of men in military uniforms with accouterments is to be seen. Some of them have assumed a crouching position as they are firing their guns.
Comment:During the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877 - 1878, Shipka Peak in Stara planina was the site of a series of armed conflicts, collectively referred to as "The Battle of Shipka Pass", between the Russians (aided by Bulgarian volunteers) and the Ottoman Empire. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Russo-Ottoman War a historical re-enactment of the battles took place.
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Date:1902
Location:Shipka
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 205mm x 278mm
Image: 195mm x 251mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
700 Armed Forces
710 Military Technology
720 War
640 State > 648 International Relations
Copyright:Национален Военноисторически Музей
Archive:National Museum of Military History Sofia, Inv. No.: 51
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
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