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  Greco-Turkish War - LoveToKnow 1911
The Turkish navy, an important factor in the war of 1877-7 8, had become paralytic ten years later, and the Greek squadron held complete command of the sea.
Expeditionary forces directed against the Turkish line of communications might have influenced the course of the campaign; but for such work the Greeks were quite unprepared, and beyond bombarding one or two insignificant ports on the coast-line, and aiding the transport of troops from Athens to Volo, the navy practically accomplished nothing.
On 27th April a Turkish reconnaissance on Velestino was repulsed, and further fighting occurred on the 29th and 30th, in which the Greeks under Colonel Smolenski held their own.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Greco-Turkish_War   (1663 words)

  
 Causes of World War I
World War I was the result of leaders' aggression towards other countries which was supported by the rising nationalism of the European nations.
Economic and imperial competition and fear of war prompted military alliances and an arms race, which further escalated the tension contributing to the outbreak of war.
Another conflict was incited by the Austria-Hungarian annexation of the former Turkish province of Bosnia in 1908.
www.pvhs.chico.k12.ca.us /~bsilva/projects/great_war/causes.htm   (1241 words)

  
 Turkish Brigade
The Turkish brigades, between the dates of November 1950 and July 1953, have fought the following battles the Kunuri diversion; the Kumyangjangni-Illi-431-639 -Imjin attacks; 22/23 April 1951; the Chorwon-Seoul diversion; the Taegyewonni defense; the Barhar-Kumhwa-701 attacks; and the Wegas defense battles.
The Turkish Brigade had succeeded to provide the necessary time and space for the withdrawal by preventing the encirclement of the Eighth Army and the IXth Army Corps and the destruction of the 2nd US Division, through the battles it fought on the dates of 27-30 November.
The Turkish Brigade, which had no war experience, was affecting a great battle from its roots, was saving the friendly Army, which was starting to roll down a dangerous cliff, by stopping the superior numbers of enemy forces.
www.korean-war.com /turkey.html   (3938 words)

  
 Great Turkish War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Great Turkish War was a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and European powers at the time (joined into a Holy League) during the second half of the 17th century.
The Russian involvement marked the beginning of the Russo-Turkish Wars.
The League eventually won the war in 1699 and forced the Ottoman Empire to sign the Treaty of Karlowitz.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Great_Turkish_War   (390 words)

  
 Islam 2
Turkish warriors flocked to the service of the Ottoman sultan from all over the Moslem world, because his holy war against the Byzantine Christians made religious merit and heroic exercise of violence coincide, as was true nowhere else in the Moslem world.
The first signs of the empires weakening became apparent during the Great Turkish War (1683-1699), which began with the second siege of Vienna and ended with the transfer of most of Hungary from Ottoman to Austrian hands.
While Turkish replaced Arabic as the language of the ruling class, an impoverished Arab culture had to retreat to the outposts of the Islamic empire.
www.hyperhistory.com /chart/islamstory2.html   (938 words)

  
 Habsburg-Ottoman Wars - MSN Encarta
Habsburg-Ottoman Wars, series of conflicts, starting in the early 16th century, between the Turkish Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg rulers of Spain...
Wars Between the Ottomans and the Spanish Habsburgs
Wars Between the Ottomans and the Austrian Habsburgs
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_781532710/Habsburg-Ottoman_Wars.html   (56 words)

  
 Bibliography Great War Books
Donald Thompson is present in Belgium from the beginning of the war til the fall of Antwerp in October 1914.
After the war, she was awarded the 'Légion d'Honneur' in 1922, in recognition by the French government of her valuable literary contribution in helping persuade American public opinion of the rightousness of its cause.
Great emphasis is laid on the more horrific aspects of warfare as practiced by the German army, so much so that at times the book borders on being a mere instrument of propaganda rather than a true eye-witness account.
www.greatwardifferent.com /Great_War/Bibliography/Bibliography_01.htm   (10337 words)

  
 Re: Conflict: Great Turkish War of 1683-1697
And, Ottoman rule was nor a democratic represantative of Turkish Nation which was about twenty percent of Ottoman subjugated population.
This had a great effect on > the morale of both sides but did little to affect the battle.
Re: Conflict: Great Turkish War of 1683-1697, Panta Rhei
www.newsfeeds.com /archive/soc-culture-turkish/msg14060.html   (2796 words)

  
 Women Warriors
Tales of the Great War bring stories of thousands of women fighting as soldiers in men's uniforms on all the battle-lines — in the trenches, in the artillery and cavalry, and going "over the top" in the bayonet charges.
Vera Butchkareff, or simply Yashka, as she has been christened by the men of the regiment to which she belonged, got much of her warlike spirit from her father, who fought through the whole of the Turkish war and was left a cripple for life.
She was always ready for any daring venture, and it, was with great reluctance that she stayed at home in compliance with her husband's wish.
www.greatwardifferent.com /Great_War/Women_Warriors/Women_Warriors_01.htm   (5130 words)

  
 The Smith of Kochel - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia
According to this myth, he was a soldier in the Habsburg-Ottoman Wars (Battle of Vienna).
Another legend attributed to him is leading the farmer rebellion against the imperial troops of the Habsburg Emperor Joseph I during the War of Spanish Succession.
In literature, the smith is described as a man of over 70 years of age, yet great in stature and power.
www.medbib.com /The_Smith_of_Kochel   (357 words)

  
 Ottoman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The Turkish rejection of the genocide is widely viewed by western scholars as historical revisionism and is often compared to Holocaust denial.
The Turkish War of Independence was a response to the actions of the victorious Allies, in particular the harsh terms of the peace settlement.
Turkish nationalists, angered by the Sèvres agreement (which even partitioned ethnic-Turkish zones of the country which had not been lost during WWI), organized a national resistance movement under the command of Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk), who was a famous and trusted national figure due to his success at the Battle of Gallipoli.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Ottoman_Empire   (8709 words)

  
 The Great War Society: Relevance Archive
It asserted that the fairest and most efficacious means of ensuring peace and stability in the postwar world was to redraw the national frontiers of Central Europe in such a way as to establish a set of sovereign political units that were as ethnically homogeneous as possible.
At the end of previous wars, the victor had required tribute from the vanquished as a reward for its success on the battlefield.
The Great War had represented an anomaly in modern military history: The four years of ruinous combat on all fronts had been confined to the territory of the eventual victors.
www.worldwar1.com /tgws/rel007.htm   (3380 words)

  
 The Greco-Turkish War 1919-1922
The Ottoman Empire was dealt its death blow in World War I. By the Treaty of Sèvres the victorious Allies reduced the once mighty empire to a small state comprising the northern half of the Anatolian peninsula and the narrow neutralized and Allied-occupied Zone of the Straits.
From the controversy that aroused in Greece over the question of that country's intervention in the Great War, to the end of the Anatolian War between Greece and Turkey, the book surveys among the diplomatic and political aspects that dominated this turbulent period.
A short description of the war written by Ulrich Trumpener, discussing the major issues involved during the period of the war.
www.albany.edu /~pd6062/pathfinder.html   (3370 words)

  
 Stephen the Great - Turkish Daily News May 15, 2004
It is connected with the memorable date to be celebrated in the country this year -- the 500th anniversary since the death of Stephen III the Great, the most known of the Moldavian rulers (gospodars).
Stephen III the Great and Saint (1457-1504) is one of the most heroic personages of the time, when the Balkans lived through the dramatic historic expansion of the Ottomans into Europe.
The answer is not difficult: having settled on lands of the Turkish landlord -- sipahi -- the peasant had to work for the master three days a year.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /archives.php?id=36434   (2564 words)

  
 Great War
These first world war prints from the series Deeds That Thrill the Empire published in 1914-18 by Hutchinson are by Charles Dixon, W S Bagdatopulos, H G Swanwick, A Avis, Allan Stewart and Maurice Randall.
With great bravery he climbed onto the emplacement to put it in order, and while doing so a rifle bullet struck him in the jaw.
Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson, of the Worcester Regiment and Royal Flying Corps, attacked an enemy airship under circumstances of great difficulty and danger, and sent it crashing to the ground as a flaming wreck at Cuffley, near Enfield.
www.military-prints.com /great_war1.htm   (3046 words)

  
 Turkish or German hardware - Great War Forum
Great War Forum > The soldiers and armies of the Great War > Uniforms, arms, insignia, equipment, medals.
There are a series of photos taken of Austrian and Turkish troops training with a variety of trench weapons in Galicia, and this would appear to be part of that series.
The soldiers and armies of the Great War
1914-1918.invisionzone.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=60160&...   (570 words)

  
 Uchronia: The Alternate History List
In addition to external references that is called the Great War series, it may also be known as Southern Victory or Timeline 191 among fans.
Divergence: 1862 CE Summary: The Great War passes through 1916, beginning with the USA and CSA both putting down rebellions — one religious, one labor — and followed by the introduction of new military technology by the USA and by the CSA taking an irrevocable step in white-fl relations.
Divergence: 1862 CE Summary: History continues from 1934 to 1941, as the newly fascist C.S.A. presses for the recovery of territory it lost to the Union during the Great War, but all the while is preparing for a war of vengeance.
www.uchronia.net /bib.cgi/label.html?id=turtgreatw   (970 words)

  
 Ottoman Empire Russia War 1876-1878
The last Russo-Turkish War (1877-78) was also the most important one.
In 1877 Russia and its ally Serbia came to the aid of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria in their rebellions against Turkish rule.
Britain and Austria-Hungary, alarmed by the Russian gains contained in the treaty, compelled Russia to accept the Treaty of Berlin (July 1878), whereby Russia's military-political gains from the war were severely restricted.
www.onwar.com /aced/data/romeo/russoturk1876.htm   (511 words)

  
 WWW-VL: Military History: WWI History: The Great War: First World War: World War One: WW1
Cecil Slack and the Great War: East Yorkshire Regiment in the 1914-1918 war [reporting]
From the start of the First World War, CEF units were required to maintain a daily account of their "Actions in the Field." This log was called a War Diary.
The War Diaries are not personal diaries, rather they are a historical record of a unit's administration, operations and activities during the First World War.
vlib.iue.it /history/mil/ww1.html   (956 words)

  
 The Great War
Still, perhaps the very thing that engulfed the continent into war, the alliance system, guaranteed that the war would last for as long as it did.
The decision to continue the war sealed the fate of the new government.
The Allies had won the war, but they sacrificed the flower of their generation to achieve this military victory.
home.comcast.net /~glennwatson550/stories/thegreatwar.html   (9716 words)

  
 Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
In the late 17th century, the weakened Commonwealth under King Jan III Sobieski was still strong enough to deal crushing defeats to the Ottoman Empire: in 1683, the Battle of Vienna marked the final turning point in a 250-year struggle between the forces of Christian Europe and the Islamic Ottoman Empire.
Over the next 16 years (in the "Great Turkish War") the Turks would be permanently driven south of the Danube River, never to threaten central Europe again.
There is, however, much debate among historians as to which processes most affected those developments, since until the wars and crises of the mid-17th century the cities of the Commonwealth had not markedly lagged in size and wealth behind their western counterparts.
polish-lithuanian-commonwealth.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (4431 words)

  
 Web Links - World War I
Anthem for Doomed Youth--Writers and Literature of the Great War: 1914-1918
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20c (PBS)
The Great War in Numbers - statistics on World War I
www.historyteacher.net /APEuroCourse/WebLinks/WebLinks-WorldWar1.htm   (617 words)

  
 17th century (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
1676: Russia and the Ottoman Empire commence the Russo-Turkish Wars.
1682 - 1699: The Great Turkish war is fought between the Ottoman Empire and a Holy League.
1688 - 1697: The War of the Grand Alliance between France and the Grand Alliance.
17th-century.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (744 words)

  
 RUSSO-TURKISH WAR
Abstract simulation of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877.
(Russia’s fifth war against Turkey (The Ottoman Empire) in the 19th Century) One player is the Turks, the other is the Russians.
THE MEN Use chits or miniatures to represent units.
www.angelfire.com /games2/warpspawn/RTW.html   (251 words)

  
 17th century (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The Thirty Years' War in Europe (1618 - 1648).
The Deluge (1648 - 1667): series of wars and civil wars in Poland with Sweden, Russia, Brandenburg and Transylvania which caused Poland to lose power status and began rise of Russia to power status.
The Great Turkish war is fought between the Ottoman Empire and a Holy League formed to oppose it, lasts between 1683 and 1699.
17th-century.kiwiki.homeip.net.cob-web.org:8888   (610 words)

  
 War of the Holy League (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
There were several wars of the Holy League in European history:
War of the Holy League (1510-1513), with Catholic League (Italian)
Great Turkish war, with Holy League (Great Turkish war)
war-of-the-holy-league.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (60 words)

  
 Re: Conflict: Great Turkish War of 1683-1697
A celibate Buddhist monk of Turkish descent has been cleared of trying to pick up a policewoman who was posing as a prostitute.
Mark Rivers, 18, from the Phap Bao Temple in Sydney, was convicted of soliciting last year.
His solicitor Quang Nguyen said his client was "extremely relieved" to have been proved innocent.
www.newsfeeds.com /archive/soc-culture-turkish/msg14070.html   (120 words)

  
 Battle of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
What the Ottomans did not take into account however was that time was not on their side.
Their lack of urgency at this point, combined with the delay in advancing their army after declaring war, eventually allowed a relief force to arrive.
Historians have speculated that Kara Mustafa wanted to take the city intact for its riches, and declined an all-out attack in order to prevent the right of plunder which would accompany such an assault.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Battle_of_Vienna   (2615 words)

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