One month as king

Czar Boris III of Bulgaria had come to the throne aged 23 when his father abdicated in the face of impending war disaster. The news that he too had stepped down was in fact untrue.

2 November 1918

Have Valenciennes completely. Boris abdicated after 1 month as king [of] Bulgaria.

Diary of Florence Vansittart Neale of Bisham Abbey (D/EX73/3/17/9)

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Still good news

More good news.


26 October 1918

Still good news. Almost outflanking Valenciennes. Italians also had a success…

Gilbert Shaw back on leave. Came but looked well.

Diary of Florence Vansittart Neale of Bisham Abbey (D/EX73/3/17/9)