THE BULGARIAN ARTILLERY
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We are able to publishing the following very interesting and doubtlessly authentic statement, emanating from high Bulgarian official circles, and we believe that the frankness with which the Bulgarians marshal forth certain facts contradicting a widespread general opinion is apt to attract much attention.
The Bulgarian officer, whose name cannot be made public, states what follows:
that the war seems to tend to its end, we may look into the factors that
caused its results, and I believe that among them the artillery of the belligerents
is one of the most important. I want to deal only with the Bulgarian
artillery, and should like to say that much to the surprise of
experts as well as the universal press took this matter up, trying to use the
“lessons” from the Balkan war according to their own strongly blazed purpose.
soldiers and officers out of the discussion and speaking merely of the
material, the truth is that practically
As far as methods are concerned, we imitated first Russia, then Italy, and lately have adopted the best to be found in the German and French regulations, being in this respect equally indebted to the four above-named countries.
am, consequently, sorry to say that
Published by The New York Times on 26 February 1913.