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Monument to Vojvoda Stepa Stepanovic
Monument to Vojvoda Stepa Stepanovic
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Author: Drinka Radovanović (Kumodraž, in front of Stepa’s birth house)

Vojvoda Stepa Stepanović (1856-1929, prominent military commander). Took part in all Serbian wars between 1876 and 1918 in various positions of command. Commanded the Second Army during the Balkans War at Adrianople. During World War I he organized the mobilisation and concentration of the entire Serbian army. Thereafter he commanded the Second Army that crushed the Austrians on Cer (there to receive the rank of Vojvoda – Field Marshal) and was noted at the Battles of Drina and Kolubara, as well as the breach of the Thessaloniki front. Resigned from active military service in 1919. Editor of the official “Army Paper” and “Warrior”.

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