On the night of 7 November 1877, Fort Aziziye was attacked by the Russian army of (3000+ men), which captured it on the evening of 9 November with the help of Turkish speaking local Armenian gangs. With the call to prayer, the Russians announced their victory and the residents of the city took up arms to meet their enemy. Some had guns but many armed themselves with axes. Around 6,500± citizens stormed into the fort. The equipped Russian army lost 2,300 men and retreated from the city, and…

On the night of 7 November 1877, Fort Aziziye was attacked by the Russian army of (3000+ men), which captured it on the evening of 9 November with the help of Turkish speaking local Armenian gangs. With the call to prayer, the Russians announced their victory and the residents of the city took up arms to meet their enemy. Some had guns but many armed themselves with axes. Around 6,500± citizens stormed into the fort. The equipped Russian army lost 2,300 men and retreated from the city, and…

Ataturk Mausoleum (Anıtkabir) | Anıtkabir is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey.

Ataturk Mausoleum (Anıtkabir) | Anıtkabir is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey.

The Turkish War of Independence in Art

The Turkish War of Independence in Art

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South - Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey

Gaziantep - A city that saw great loss during the battles of the Turkish war of Independence.

A wet floor reflects Anıtkabir in Ankara, Turkey. Anıtkabir is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. It is located in Ankara and was designed by architects Professor Emin Onat and Assistant Professor Ahmet Orhan Arda.!

A wet floor reflects Anıtkabir in Ankara, Turkey. Anıtkabir is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. It is located in Ankara and was designed by architects Professor Emin Onat and Assistant Professor Ahmet Orhan Arda.!

House of Ataturk in Trabzon http://turkishtravelblog.com/house-pavilion-ataturk-trabzon

Ataturk Pavilion Trabzon : Ataturk's House : Turkish Travel Blog

House of Ataturk in Trabzon http://turkishtravelblog.com/house-pavilion-ataturk-trabzon

Turkish War of Independence Begins • 19 May 1919 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_War_of_Independence

Turkish War of Independence Begins • 19 May 1919 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_War_of_Independence

Portret of Demirci Mehmet Efe (1883-1961), from Pirlibey köyü, near Nazilli (Prov. Aydın).  Picture taken ca. 1922. He was a prominent member of the ‘Kuva-yi Milliye’ (Nationalist Forces, which refers to the irregular Turkish militia forces in the early period of the Turkish War of Independence).

Portret of Demirci Mehmet Efe (1883-1961), from Pirlibey köyü, near Nazilli (Prov. Aydın). Picture taken ca. 1922. He was a prominent member of the ‘Kuva-yi Milliye’ (Nationalist Forces, which refers to the irregular Turkish militia forces in the early period of the Turkish War of Independence).

Portrait of a volonteer member of the Turkish National Forces, from Kütahya (province), during the Turkish War of Independence (ca. 1920).

Portrait of a volonteer member of the Turkish National Forces, from Kütahya (province), during the Turkish War of Independence (ca. 1920).

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