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Pirot Offensive (1913)
Part of the Second Balkan War
DateJuly 1913
LocationNear Pirot
Result Serbian tactical victory
Belligerents
 Kingdom of Bulgaria  Kingdom of Serbia
Commanders and leaders
Kingdom of Bulgaria Mihail Savov Kingdom of Serbia Stepa Stepanović


The Bulgarian Pirot Offensive was a Bulgarian offensive action to advance towards Serbian town of Pirot (near the Serbian – Bulgarian border) and also planned to advanced Niš .This offensive action forced Serbian command to send reinforcements to the 2nd Army defending Pirot and Nis. The Bulgarian invasion was stopped with the help of these reinforcements but Serbs was unable to reinforce the advanced troops in Kalimanci. So this movement helped Bulgarian troops to gain a defensive victory in the Battle of Kalimanci.

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