Enough with Scopian "dedology" (My dedo told me we always called ourselves Macedonians since 50.000 BC e.t.c.).Let the facts talk,I mean what their great-dedos really declared themselves to be and on whose side they always fought,and all this recorded by impartial authors.
1) ”The Missionary Herald,containing the proceeding of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions” 1852:
Pay attention to the teacher of the Bulgarian school in Skopje,and we are talking about 1852,when neither the Bulgarian Exarchate nor a Bulgarian state existed:
2) “The story of the Great war” 1919 F.Collier
Fyromian ancestors fight on behalf of majka Bulgaria against the Serbs in 1885:
3) "The tale of a tour in Macedonia" by G.F.Abbott,1903.Fyromian ancestors in Veles self-identifying as Bulgarians:
4) “The war correspondence of Leon Trotsky” 1912-13
Fyromian ancestors fighting along their Bulgarian brethren in the Balkan wars.Notice the answer of Christo Matov,a prominent member of VMRO to the question concerning the aim of VMRO: