Under the Devil’s Eye

Hear the incredible, forgotten story of the British Salonika Force and the role played in the First Battle of Doira.

Under the Devil’s Eye

About Under the Devil’s Eye

Hear the incredible and forgotten story of the British Salonika Force and the role played by the Cameronians in the First Battle of Doiran. Fighting endemic malaria, wracked with dysentery, scorched by the blazing summer heat and always short of supplies, the Scots are faced with the terrible task of pushing the Bulgarians out of their mountain positions.

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