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  Battle of Dumlupinar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Dumlupinar was the last battle of the Turkish War of Independence (1919—1922).
The battle was fought during 26 August - 30 August 1922, near Afyon in Turkey.
After their retreat in August-September 1921 in the attrition battle on the Sakarya River known as the Battle of Sakarya, the Greek forces under General Papoulas retreated back to Eskisehir and Afyonkarahisar and built defensive lines.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Dumlupinar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Battle of the Sakarya or the Battle of the Sangarios in 1921 was an important engagement in the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922).
In August the Turks launched a new offensive, defeating the Greeks at the The battle of Dumlupinar was the last battle of the Turkish War of Independence (1919—; 1922).
Battle of Dumlupinar near Afyonkarahisar (Turkish for the fl opium castle) is a city in western Turkey, also known simply as Afyon (i.e.
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 Battle of Inonu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Inonu describes two battles that were fought in 1921 near the Turkish village of Inonu during the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922), which marked a turning point in the war.
The First Battle of Inonu on 9-11 January 1921was a reconnaissance-in-force by Greek forces under Papoulas against Turkish troops entrenched near the railway station of Inonu commanded by Ismet Pasha.
While the battles marked a turning point in the war, following the battles of Inonu there was a stalemate, as the Turks had missed their chance to encircle and destroy the Greek army, which retreated in good order.
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: List of battles 1901-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Battle of Dieppe August 19 - "Operation Jubilee" was an Allied attack on the German occupied port of Dieppe in France.
Battle of Stalingrad August 22 - February 2, 1943 - City besieged by Paulus' German Sixth Army; from November 23 the Sixth Army is surrounded and destroyed by Soviets; bloodiest battle in history, 1.8 millions dead approx.
Battle of Peleliu September 17 - A fight to capture an airstrip on a speck of coral in the western Pacific.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Battle of Dumlupinar
The battle was fought on the 30 August 1922.
The Turkish army was under the command of Mustafa Kemal Pasha (Ataturk).
After the battle the remaining part of the Greek army retreated to Smyrna (Izmir).
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 World Holidays
This day marks the victory over Greek forces at the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922, and honors those who died in the battlefields.
Atatürk led Turkish forces at the Battle of Dumlupinar, and defeated the Allied after 5 days of fighting.
The Battle of Dumlupinar marked a turning point in the War of Independence, which ended in October 1922.
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 Victory_Day - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Victory Day recalls the 1919 Battle of Wenden (Vőnnu in Estonian) decisive battle during the War of Independence in which the Estonian military forces and their allies defeated the German forces who sought to re-assert Baltic-German control over the region.
Victory Day on August 30 is a national holiday in Turkey to commemorate the victory in the Battle of Dumlupinar, the final battle in the Turkish War of Independence in 1922.
Victory Day on September 8 is a national holiday in Malta to commemorate the victory of the Knights Hospitaller over the Ottoman Turks in the Great Siege of 1565, as well as the capitulation of Italy in 1943, turning against its former Nazi German ally during World War II.
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 The world's top list of battles 1901 2000 websites
1915 Battle of Afiun-Kara-Hissar - Turkish assimilation of Armenians
1942 Battle of Dieppe August 19 - "Operation Jubilee" was an Allied attack on the German occupied port of Dieppe in France.
1944 Battle of Peleliu September 17 - A fight to capture an airstrip on a speck of coral in the western Pacific.
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 Mustafa Kemal Pasha:
He was later promoted to the rank of colonel and assigned the command of a division in the Gallipoli area.
He played a critical role in the battle against the allied British, French and ANZAC forces during the Battle of Gallipoli in April 1915, where he held off allied forces at Chunuk Bair and on the Anafarta hills.
In the ensuing battle, each Turkish soldier was given only five bullets - such was the state of the Turkish Army - yet the Turks prevailed.
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 August 30 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This, along with the assassination of Bolshevik senior official Moisei Uritsky days earlier, prompts the decree for Red Terror.
1922 - Battle of Dumlupinar, final battle in Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) ("Turkish War of Independence")
Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
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 Battle of Sakarya - Art History Online Reference and Guide
The 1920 Treaty of Sèvres, which ended the First World War in Asia Minor divided the Ottoman Empire, assigned all these territories to Greece.
In March 1922 the Allies proposed a ceasefire, but Kemal said there could be no settlement while the Greeks remained in Anatolia.
In August the Turks launched a new offensive, defeating the Greeks at the Battle of Dumlupinar near Afyon (August 30, 1922).
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 Ottoman Time Information, ottoman house hotel, istanbul ottoman house, ottoman touristic information, hippodrome hotel ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1071, the nephew of Tugrul Bey, Alp Arslan (1063-1072) fought the battle of Malazgirt and having defeated the Byzantine Emperor’s forces in this battle opened the doors of Anatolia to the Muslim Turks.
The brightest period of the Ottoman State was during the reign of Sultan Suleyman (1520-1566) when the boundaries of the Empire spread from the outskirts of Vienna to the Bay of Basra and from the Crimea to an expanded north Africa as far as Ethiopia.
When the decisive battle at Dumlupinar on August 26, 1922, called the “Battle of the Commander-in-Chief” (Baskomutanlik Savasi), ended with victory for the Turkish force, and following this, Izmir was liberated, on September 9, 1922, the War of Independence finally ended in victory.
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 OZTURKLER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Our armies besieged the enemy from every direction in a short period of 4 days and they fought in a great pitched battle in Dumlupinar (30th August 1922).
The armies of the enemy were totally destroyed in this pitched battle.
This war was named as the Chief Command Pitched Battle in the history.
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 Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture - Biography of Atatürk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Turkish nation defended her honour in Gallipoli (Battle of Canakkale) against Entente States by losing approximately 253 thousand of her sons to martyrdom.
He took part in the battles against Russian forces by which Mus and Bitlis were liberated.
After the victory at the Battle of Sakarya, Turkish Grand National Assembly promoted Mustafa Kemal to the rank of Field Marshal and granted him the title of Gazi-the Victorious Fighter.
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 August 30, 1922 ~ Dumlupinar & The Beginning Of The End   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Greek 1st Army was chased towards Dumlupinar in the West while the Turkish 2nd Army crossed to the West of the Afyon-Kütahya railroad and delivered heavy blows against the defenses of Greek 3rd Corps.
Some of the Greek units, in a state of panic and disintegration, started to burn the Turkish villages and massacre the civilians on their path of retreat.
The “Dumlupinar Pitched Battle of the Commander-in-Chief,” as it is officially known in the annals of Turkish military history, lasted all day.
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 Articles About Turkish War Of Independence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He did this with the pretext that he was ill and needed the hot springs of Havza to recover.
His notoriety from his position, and his status as a hero after the battle of Gallipoli, gave him some credentials.
Although some agreements were reached with Italy, France and Britain, the decisions were defied by the Greeks who initiated another attack on March 27 (Battle of Ä°n¶n¼ II), to be resisted and finally defeated by the Kemalist troops on March 30.
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 All Empires History Forum: August 30 - Death of Theodoric the Great
Italy was then ruled by another Germanic warrior King, the Herulian Odoacer who in 476 had forced the last West-Roman Emperor Romulus Augustulus to abdicate, and subsequently had been acclaimed King of Italy by his own Germanic mercenary troops.
Odoacer’s army was no match for the Ostrogoths and Theodoric beat the ruler of Italy in the three battles of Isonzo and Verona (489) and Adda (490).
1922 The Battle of Dumlupinar, the final battle of the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) took place.
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 The Brief History of Turks
Tugrul Bey and Cagri (Cakir) Bey are the grandsons of Seljuk, in whose time they, and the Oguzs, known as the Seljuks in history, subjected Horasan, defeated the Ghaznavid ruler Mesud and established the Great Seljuk Empire in 1040.
On the other hand, the technical superiority of t he Ottoman army began to be evident; Selim the first (1512-1520) conquered the Safevi Ruler Shah Ismail (1514) with such an army and thereby obliterated the Mamelake state in 1517.
At the end of these battles, the Ottomans had added, in addition to the major part of east Anatolia, the lands considered holy in the Islamic worl-Mecca and Medine-to their territories.
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 Farketmez Magazine Turkey 2004, Free Online Magazine
The Battle of Sakarya, fought almost at the gates of Ankara, led to the Greek army withdrawing and digging in.
One year later, led by Mustafa Kemal, the Battle of Dumlupinar saw the Greek army almost annihilated and their commander taken prisoner on 30 August 1922 (Liberation Day).
On 9 September 1922 the fleeing Greek army was driven into the sea and Izmir was in Turkish hands, An armistice with the Allies was signed shortly afterwards.
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 August 30 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
1813 - Battle of Kulm - French forces defeated by Austrian-Prussian-Russian alliance
1862 - Battle of Richmond, Kentucky - Confederates under Edmund Kirby Smith rout a Union army under General Horatio Wright
1862 - Union forces defeated in Second Battle of Bull Run
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 RTSA - Rice Turkish Student Association
He had survived thirteen wounds received in battle and a number of assassination attempts, but succumbed to cirrhosis of the liver.
On this date in 1919, Mustafa Kemal set foot on Anatolia at the Black Sea port of Samsun which marks the beginning of his organizing the nationalist forces before the Independence War..
On this date in 1922, the fifth day of the big attack against the Greeks, the Dumlupinar Battle under the command of Mustafa Kemal was won and determined the result of the Independence War.
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 Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture - 1921   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The First Battle of Inönü and the victory.
The battle of Dumlupinar started between the Turkish and the Greek forces.
The Battle of the Sakarya, which will last for 22 days and 22 nights, began.
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 war and social upheaval : fall of empire wars crises after World War I
The major battle with the Bolsheviks was fought at Warsaw (August 1920).
Subsequently the Allies (Britain, France and Italy) agreed that the Treaty of Sèvres could not be enforced without military intervention which they were not willing to do and expressed a willingness to revise th Treaty.
The Turks defeated the Greeks at the Battle of Dumlupinar near Afyon (August 30, 1922).
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 All Empires History Forum: August 30 - Death of Theodoric the Great
The battle of Dumlupinar was the last battle of the
The Turkish army was under the command of
After the battle the remaining part of the Greek army retreated to
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 Middle East Stage: Jasmine Dispatch - February 26, 2000
Just as the tale was winding to a dramatic close, we were arriving to the place where one of most important battles was fought, Kutahya.
It was apparent however that before we could explore any of Kutahya's historical sites, we would have to fight our own battle.
The battle at Dumlupinar was the turning point of the war.
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 List_of_battles_1901-forward : Essential Historical Information, explanation, recent texts, monographs, and relevant ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Alphabetical List of the Battles of the War of the Rebellion (American Civil War Surgery Series, No 11) by John Wesley Wells
Concise History of the One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, from the Date of Organization to the End of the Rebellion: With a by John H. Gilson
1971 Battle of Longewala December 5 - Bangladesh Liberation War.
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Victory Day, Turkey (commemorates the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
Battle of Kulm: French forces were defeated by an
Battle of Tannenberg, a decisive conflict between Russia and Germany in the first days of
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The week including this holiday has been celebrated as "Youth Week" in Turkey since 1983.
On this day in 1922, the fifth day of the big attack against the ‹nvading Greek Armies, the Dumlupinar Battle under the command of Mustafa Kemal was won and determined the result of the Independence War.
This big attack ended in ‹zmir with the defeat of the Greeks on September 9.
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