From Shtip by Krivolak 2 on Prilep, while Morava II.
On the Prilep and Kichevo routes respectively, the Turkish V.
Corps assembled at Monastir.3 The forcing of the Babuna Pass above Prilep .was a long and difficult business, which fell on the central column alone, as Danube I.
5 that Prilep was reached, ' This, as has been mentioned already, moved down the Struma valley, with a detachment on that of the Bregalnitsa.
Corps occupied the plain from opposite Novak to Kikuricani, with its centre of gravity on the Prilep road.'
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.