USKUB, UscnP, or Skopia (anc. Scupi, Turk.
24-25, and lost Uskub in consequence.
Corps (Uskub), and the independent 22nd Div.
All these things were, in their varying degrees, elements of policy upon which the Allied strategy must base itself if its war aims were to be obtained, and accordingly the military treaty between Bulgaria and Serbia provided for a Serbo-Bulgarian army of 7 Serbian and 3 Bulgarian divisions to invade Macedonia, moving concentrically against the front Uskub - Kumanovo - Kratovo - Kochana, forming the outer contour of the plain known as Ovche Polye which was assumed on both sides to be the natural concentration area of the Turks.
By 2 divisions moving by the Kara Dagh on Uskub and on the S.
Through the Kachanik defile on Uskub, the unattached brigade meantime opening up communication over the Kara Dagh with the Central (I.) Army.
Even Uskub was evacuated, and the force barring the Kachanik defile against the III.
Was left at Prishtina to secure the country and cooperate with the Ibar Force, while Uskub was held by Morava I.
Corps from Uskub had gone to Tetovo and part of the V.
5, but was obliged to halt in order to organize its line of supply Gostivar-Tetovo-Uskub, and the left column was only just beginning the passage of the Vardar at Krivolak.
The necessity of maintaining at all costs the single supply route of the army - that through Prilep to points on the Uskub-Salonika railway - no doubt imposed a plan of battle that was to all intents and purposes frontal, for the projected movements of cavalry on Resna and over the Cerna could hardly be regarded as serious attempt at envelopment.
Army was moved back to Uskub after a few days' rest) - and to come to an agreement amongst themselves as to the division of the spoil.
Having failed to fulfil her part, she now claimed the territory about Uskub, Kumanovo, and Shtip in virtue of other clauses of that treaty.