Deafening of the Ministry of War on the military laws of the Kingdom of Serbia – Society

On this day, 110 years ago, the daily “Mali zurnal” published an article in which it criticized the Military Ministry of the Kingdom of Serbia, which often ignores Article 75 of the Law on the Organization of the Army.

According to this article of the law, after the fulfilled conditions, the promotion of reserve officers to the rank of lieutenant follows, however, this practice is absent.

The right to promotion is exercised by reserve sergeants who have spent more than 10 years in the service, and have passed the exam for the rank of lieutenant, writes “Small magazine.”

“If we keep in mind the external circumstances that surround our homeland and the entire Serbian tribe, then it is clear that the salvation of Serbia is only in its powerful army, and the work on perfecting this should go so far that from today’s small Serbia in the near future it will become a modern military state, a well-organized camp “, the author of the text believes.

Deafening of the Ministry of War on the military laws of the Kingdom of Serbia 2The training of the Serbian army could first be achieved by cultivating a national feeling, and then by a system of merit where officials would be rewarded in the form of promotions for loyalty to the service and the Kingdom.

Even if such a practice is provided by the Law on the Organization of the Army, the Ministry of War does not practice these determinants.

Therefore, the editorial board of the “Small Journal” appeals to the Minister and his cabinet to pay attention to resolving this omission in order to prevent the collapse of the “spirit” among Serbian soldiers, which could be fatal for the entire Serbian Army.

The entire edition can be read at the link Public libraries.

Every day, the newspaper Danas browses the main news on this day 110 years ago, more precisely in 1911. The subject of the analysis is the daily Mali Žurnal, which does not exist today. The newspaper was published in Belgrade as an informative daily newspaper from 1894-1915, and then in 1920. The owner and editor-in-chief was Jovan Zivkovic. Over time, the paper developed and expanded thematically: it had a good correspondent network, followed cultural life and political events.

The project was realized in cooperation with the material from digital archives of the National Library of Serbia.


Source: Dnevni list Danas by www.danas.rs.

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