Turkish Demonstration Battalion

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Turkish Demonstration Battalion

Post by Peter H » 01 May 2007 10:54

The German Kaiser is said to have reviewed this battalion when he visited Turkey in November 1917.

Did such a unit exist?

I think this unit was equivalent to the German pre war Garde Lehr Battalion,given the role of demonstrating new weapons,equipment and uniforms.

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