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  Probert Encyclopaedia: Wars (G-J)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wars (G-J) The Gallic Wars were a series of campaigns conducted by Julius Caesar between 58 and 51 BC leading to the Roman conquest of Gaul.
The Great War was a war between the Central European Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and allies on one side and the Triple Entente of Britain and the British Empire, France, and Russia and their allies (including the USA which entered in 1917), on the other side between 1914 and 1918.
The Iran-Iraq War between Iran and Iraq lasted from 1980 to 1988, and was claimed by Iran to have begun with the Iraqi offensive on the 21st of September 1980, and by Iraq with the Iranian shelling of border posts on the 4th of September 1980.
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 AllRefer.com - Russo-Turkish Wars (Turkish And Ottoman History) - Encyclopedia
In the Northern War (1700–1721) Sultan Ahmed III openly entered the conflict against Russia in 1710 and regained Azov by the Peace of the Pruth (1711).
A general partition of the Ottoman Empire was contemplated in the treaty of alliance (1781) between Catherine II and Emperor Joseph II; the fate of the Ottoman Empire thus became a major concern of the Western powers and created the explosive Eastern Question.
In 1806 the energetic Sultan Selim III deposed the Russophile governors of Moldavia and Walachia, an act that led to the Russo-Turkish War of 1806–12.
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 RUSSO-TURKISH WARS - LoveToKnow Article on RUSSO-TURKISH WARS
It was a reflex of the Greek War of Independence, and began with the invasion of Rumania by the Russians in May 1828.
The Turkish army was at this time in process of reorganization on a European model, which added to the difficulties of their situation.
At Sistova was a Turkish brigade of infantry.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RU/RUSSO_TURKISH_WARS.htm   (8209 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Turkish wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The wars with Venice continued after the fall of Constantinople, in 1463-1479, and after the Cyprus fell to Venice, in 1499-1503.
After a series of inconclusive wars over the course of 150 years, the kingdom finally crumbled in the Battle of Mohács of 1526, after which most of it was either occupied or brought under Ottoman suzerainty.
Another war with Austria and Venice started in 1714, Austria conquers the remaining areas of the former Hungarian Kingdom, ended with the Treaty of Passarowitz in 1718.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Turkish-wars   (1381 words)

  
 Balkan Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The background to the wars lies in the incomplete emergence of nation-states on the fringes of the Ottoman Empire during the nineteenth century.
Serbians had gained substantial territory during the Russo-Turkish Wars of 1877-78, while Greece acquired Thessaly in 1881 (although she lost a small area to Turkey in 1897) and Bulgaria (an autonomous principality since 1878) incorporated the formerly distinct province of Eastern Rumelia (1885).
The wars were an important precursor to World War I, to the extent that Austria-Hungary took alarm at the great increase in Serbia's territory and regional status.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Balkan_Wars   (624 words)

  
 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Russo-Turkish Wars @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
RUSSO-TURKISH WARS [Russo-Turkish Wars] The great eastward expansion of Russia in the 16th and 17th cent., during the decline of the Ottoman Empire, nevertheless left the shores of the Black Sea in the hands of the Ottoman sultans and their vassals, the khans of Crimea.
In the Northern War (1700-1721) Sultan Ahmed III openly entered the conflict against Russia in 1710 and regained Azov by the Peace of the Pruth (1711).
In 1806 the energetic Sultan Selim III deposed the Russophile governors of Moldavia and Walachia, an act that led to the Russo-Turkish War of 1806-12.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1E1:RussoTur&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (769 words)

  
 GALLIBOLI WARS
At the time the winds of World War I were blowing and the Ottoman Empire was not involved yet until these two ships, Globen and Breslaw, escaped from the British Navy and stopped in front of Dardenels.
The situation of the Turkish trops on the hills were the same as much as the Dominions.
Under the heavy enemy fire, Turkish soldiers were dying before reaching enemy treches or a few who were able to reach the trenches, were loosing their lives after the hand to hand fight.
www.iit.edu /~agunsal/canakkale/canwar.html   (3831 words)

  
 Russo-Turkish Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Russo-Turkish Wars, series of conflicts between the Russian and Ottoman Turkish empires during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, in the course of which Russia gained control of the northern shore of the Black Sea and extended its influence into the Balkans.
In the first war (1768-1774), Russian armies won major victories in Moldavia, Walachia, and Crimea, and a Russian fleet sailed from the Baltic to the Mediterranean, where it destroyed the Ottoman fleet at Chesme in June 1770.
Turkey declared war in 1787 but was again defeated and forced, in the Treaty of Jassy (1792), to cede Ochakov and the Black Sea coast between the Bug and the Dniester.
autocww.colorado.edu /~blackmon/E64ContentFiles/HistoryOfEurope/Russo-TurkishWars.html   (856 words)

  
 Russo-Turkish Wars -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Their conflict during (A war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the central powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918) World War I is often counted as the eleventh.
Most of the time, the wars were fought over control of the (A Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov) Crimea, the (A sea between Europe and Asia; a popular resort area of eastern Europeans) Black Sea, or the (The major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula) Balkans.
It was one of the longest conflicts in European History, spanning 241 years, far longer than the (additional info and facts about Hundred Years' War) Hundred Years' War between (A division of the United Kingdom) England and (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe) France.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ru/russo-turkish_wars1.htm   (361 words)

  
 RUSNET :: Encyclopedia :: R :: Russo-Turkish wars
Russia waged the early wars (1676-1681, 1686, 1689) in a fruitless attempt to establish a warm-water port on the Black Sea.
In the war of 1695-96, however, Peter I captured the fortress of Azov, but subsequent attempts (1710-1712, 1735-1739) by the Russians to seize the Balkans failed, leading to the Treaty of Belgrade.
A subsequent war (1806-1812) led to the Treaty of Bucharest.
www.rusnet.nl /encyclo/r/russo_turkish_wars.shtml   (264 words)

  
 The Wave Magazine - The Bay Area's Best Entertainment Magazine... Ever.
Turkish E.T. Years before Star Wars was ruined by Ewoks, ruined again by Episode One, and then pissed all over by Episode Two, Turkey had already done it.
I may not speak Turkish, but the film’s effects crew speaks the international language of retard, and this was their way of saying that Luke and Han have crash landed into Tatooine.
Turkish special effects are not what you’d call an exact art, and here the picture is severely scratched up, which I think indicates a failed attempt at scratching a laser-like beam onto the film itself.
www.thewavemag.com /pagegen.php?pagename=article&articleid=22122   (2350 words)

  
 My Business - Products
The Turkish Superman is a very low-budget Turk rip-off with similar storyline and same music from the Hollywood Christopher Reeve version.
Turkish E.T. From The Wave review: In Spielberg’s original version, the evil government agents in biohazard suits construct a network of tunnels to capture and study the alien, who eventually escapes from armed guards by making bicycles fly.
In the Turkish version, the alien is attacked by a strike force made up of an angry mob of peasants, soldiers dressed as storm troopers, police and firefighters.
www.eberks.com /turkish/products.htm   (1068 words)

  
 Polish Renaissance Warfare - Summary of Conflicts - Part Eight
In January 1674 new Turkish forces evicted the Poles from Moldavia and also broke the blockade on Kamieniec Podolski, which was close to capitulation.
The truce ended the long war and although Turkey retained a substantial part of the Ukraine large numbers of Polish prisoners were released.
The war in 1683 was a coalition of Christian countries, with Poland allied to the Emperor and the Papacy.
www.jasinski.co.uk /wojna/conflicts/conf08.htm   (1218 words)

  
 Russo-Turkish Wars --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
Series of wars fought between Russia and the Ottoman Empire from the 17th to the 19th century.
In the war of 1695–96, however, Peter I captured the fortress of Azov, but subsequent attempts (1710–12, 1735–39) by the Russians to seize the Balkans failed, leading to the Treaty of Belgrade.
A subsequent war (1806–12) led to the Treaty of Bucharest.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article-9377346   (970 words)

  
 The Whatever Log
Watch two brave Turkish warriors fight for the future of the Earth with cardboard swords and a whole lot of kung-fu.
I don't know what prevents me from thinking Turkish Star Wars is just a softcore porn with all the crypto-penetration cut out, other than the fact that the movie would be 3 hours log WITH the crypto-penetration.
Turkish Star Wars real title is "Dunyayi Kurtaran Adam" or "The Man Who Saves The World".
www.whateverfiles.com /blog/archives/00000061.html   (666 words)

  
 Austria - The Turkish Wars and the Siege of Vienna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Austria - The Turkish Wars and the Siege of Vienna
The Turkish Wars and the Siege of Vienna
As the war dragged on, the alliance began to unravel, especially when, after the death of Leopold's elder son, Charles became Holy Roman Emperor in 1711.
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 THE CENTURIES UNDER TURKISH RULE AND THE REVIVAL OF STATEHOOD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From the fifteenth to the end of the eighteenth centuries, the Turkish wars against Hungary, Austria and the Venetian Republic were quite numerous, and they were most often fought in the areas where the Serbs were living.
These wars left barrenness and anarchy in their wake, suitable conditions for the work of the haiduks, whose activity was constant during the entire period of Turkish rule in Serbian territories.
When the wars of Austria against Turkey were no longer defensive and became wars of conquest, the role and importance of the Serbs in Austria changed somewhat.
www.suc.org /culture/history/Hist_Serb_Culture/chb_Rados_Ljusic.html   (5489 words)

  
 Russo-Turkish Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Russo-Turkish Wars were a series of eleven wars fought between the Russian Empire and the Turkish-ruled Ottoman Empire during the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries.
Most of the time, the wars were fought over control of the Crimea, the Black Sea, or the Balkans.
The Russo-Turkish wars were one of the main causes for the decline of the Ottoman Empire.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/R/Russo-Turkish-Wars.htm   (193 words)

  
 Film Threat - Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Turkish film industry has a curious tradition of appropriating Hollywood classics and remaking them on a budget roughly equivalent to the price of lunch at a neighborhood kebab shop.
Devoted readers of Film Threat will recall "The Turkish Wizard of Oz," which tossed the MGM classic over an Istanbul rainbow and into a realm of utter surrealism, and there are also Turkish-based versions of "Star Trek," "Tarzan," "Superman" and even "E.T." lurking about.
Remembering that they are starring in "The Turkish Star Wars," the heroes then find a bar which is supposed to recall the zany bar in the 1977 classic.
www.filmthreat.com /Reviews.asp?Id=2341   (1124 words)

  
 Russo-Turkish Wars
The great eastward expansion of Russia in the 16th and 17th cent., during the decline of the Ottoman Empire, nevertheless left the shores of the Black Sea in the hands of the Ottoman sultans and their vassals, the khans of
deposed the Russophile governors of Moldavia and Walachia, an act that led to the Russo-Turkish War of 1806–12.
The Turkish official military histories of the First World War: a bibliographic essay.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0842746.html   (780 words)

  
 Reader's Companion to Military History - - Russo-Turkish Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Russia fought nine wars with the Ottoman Empire between 1672 and 1878, either singly or with allies, in 1677-1681, 1695-1696, 1711, 1735-1739, 1768-1774, 1787-1792, 1806-1812, 1828-1829, and 1877-1878.
In addition, Turkey took part in the anti-Russian coalition during the Crimean War 1854-1856) and entered World War I against Russia in November 1914.
Under the leadership of talented commanders such as Burkhard von Münnich, Nikolay Rumyantsev, Grigory Potemkin, and Aleksandr Suvorov, Russia solved the logistical problems of campaigning in thinly populated territories and developed a unique style of war based upon aimed musket fire, skillful exploitation of the artillery, mobile infantry squares, and shock attacks.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/mil/html/mh_045600_russoturkish.htm   (341 words)

  
 Greco-Turkish wars --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The first war, also called the Thirty Days' War, took place against a background of growing Greek concern over conditions in Crete, which was under Turkish domination and where relations between the Christians and their Muslim rulers had been deteriorating steadily.
During the Balkan Wars (1912–13) Istanbul was nearly captured by the Bulgarians.
The immediate cause of the war was a religious quarrel.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9037909?tocId=9037909   (690 words)

  
 Turkish Wars Lists for DBR
This list covers the Ottomans from their war against Tumir, their recovery of lost territories and expansion into the Balkans, Aegean and Anatolia, to the beginning of their first war against the Mamaluks at the end of the period.
It relied on alliances with local Georgian and Turkish rulers to preserve their independence, but were no match alone for the Ottomans invasion in 1461.
This list covers the Mamaluk wars with the Black Sheep Turkoman and the Tumirids over Kurdistan and Asia Minor, the invasions of Cyprus and Rhodes and war with the Ottomans at the end of the period.
www.fortunecity.com /marina/salmon/224/Medieval/turkish.html   (2199 words)

  
 Turks.US Daily News: (Turkish) Star wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The war between the Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and businessman-turned-politician Cem Uzan, both of whom have an impressive record of fraud charges and together represent 42 percent of the Turkish electorate, seems to have spread from corporate boardrooms and courtrooms to public rallies and ungentlemanly language.
Like in a real ancient war, the Uzan company flag was pulled down and the governmental flag was hoisted.
This is a war between two controversial men.
www.turks.us /article.php?story=2003061800134388&mode=print   (935 words)

  
 Reader's Companion to Military History - - Austro-Turkish Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An armistice, permitting frontier raiding, was concluded in 1547; although fighting intensified again between 1555 and 1562, stalemate returned until the indecisive "Long War" of 1593-1606.
The revival of Turkish power brought a renewed confrontation in 1663-1664 and another major Turkish offensive culminating in the siege of Vienna in 1683.
Eager to gain further territory, Austria went to war from 1716 to 1718 and allied itself with Russia against the Turks in 1737, but suffered a major defeat.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/mil/html/mh_004900_austroturkis.htm   (377 words)

  
 Dünyayi kurtaran adam (1982)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Trivia: "Star Wars" footage was not all that was "borrowed" from Western movies for this film.
Every print of this that I have seen, is in Turkish with no subtitles.
The funniest "Star Wars" knockoff to date, and worth seeing at least once.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0182060   (284 words)

  
 GreenCine | product main - Turkish Star Wars (1982)
For anyone who has not seen any Turkish cinema, Turkish Star Wars is certainly the best barometer you can find.
Using actual footage from the original Star Wars, the story is about 2 space fighter pilots who are shot down over a desert planet and discover a colony of people who are being oppressed by horse back riding mutant savages!
While the filmmakers did, ahem, appropriate some Star Wars footage, the "meat" of this movie involves lots of hand-to-hand combat between the protagonists and various mutants, henchmen and even a robot.
www.greencine.com /webCatalog?id=103132   (467 words)

  
 Printer Friendly Version
It got the nickname "Turkish Star Wars," however, because it is a very blatant "Star Wars" rip-off - so blatant that it includes scenes from the original "Star Wars" movie grafted into the film with Turkish actors.
It does not star Harrison Ford, but it does star "the Turkish Harrison Ford," Cuneyt Arkin, who was one of Turkey's biggest stars at the time.
"Turkish Star Wars" is not a good movie, but Gokbudak swears it is a highly enjoyable one.
www.roanoke.com /printer/printpage.aspx?arcID=23803   (357 words)

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