Phocaea (Foça)

A town situated 63km north of Smyrna (Izmir). Phocaea Greeks founded modern Marseilles, France in 600AD. Prior to the genocide Phocaea was home to 8,000 Greeks and 30 Turks.
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Following the massacres in their town, Greeks of Phocaea boarding boats to flee to Greece, Phocaea 13 June 1914

Following the massacres in their town, Greeks of Phocaea boarding boats to flee to Greece, Phocaea 13 June 1914

Greeks of Phocaea at find refuge at Mytilene following the massacres in their town. 19 June 1914

Greeks of Phocaea at find refuge at Mytilene following the massacres in their town. 19 June 1914

Turkish chetes (irregulars) leaving Phocaea with the spoils following the massacre of the Greeks of the town.

Turkish chetes (irregulars) leaving Phocaea with the spoils following the massacre of the Greeks of the town.

The Greeks of Phocaea have no choice but to abandon their town. Phocaea 12-13 June 1914

The Greeks of Phocaea have no choice but to abandon their town. Phocaea 12-13 June 1914

Panoramic view of Old Phocaea, 1913

Panoramic view of Old Phocaea, 1913

Burnt Greek homes at Old Phocaea

Burnt Greek homes at Old Phocaea

Map

Map

Greek House of Foça

Greek House of Foça

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