I've been doing some research on the Serbian Theater of World War One and have been absolutely fascinated by the exploits of Sergeant Milunka Savic, the most highly decorated female combat veteran in world history. I know that she fought at the Battle of Kolubara, but I haven't been able to determine whether or not she was at the Battle of Tser (or Cer).
She was twice awarded the Serbian Order of the Star of Karađorđe with Swords (military version), French Légion dHonneur (twice), the Russian Cross of St. George, the British medal of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael, and the Serbian Medal of Milos Obilić. In addition, she is the only female recipient of the French Croix de Guerre with Gold Palm Leaf for service during the First World War.
To: Stonewall Jackson
There was also antother awesome lady, Flora Sandes who fought along Serbs in "The Iron Regiment"
Officially, the only British woman - combat soldier in WWI.
posted on 08/30/2013 1:39:38 PM PDT
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