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The First World War had as main protagonists fighters. It was not until the "Second" that the level of involvement of civilians assumed increasing importance, so much so that the majority of victims between 1939 and 1945 is counted among them. However, even in 1914-1918 civilians were involved in depth and in large numbers. This happened in the first place in so-called "internal fronts", constituted by civilian populations involved in the war economy and in the propaganda mobilization....
In October of 1915, a massive joint offensive of the Austro-Hungarian, Bulgarian and German forces, commanded by the German General von Mackensen, overwhelmed the Serbian army and completed the conquest of the Balkans. After more than a year of resistance, the Serbs had recover to the Greek island of Corfu, under the protection of the Allied forces.
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