Unknown Pics : Turkish War of Independence

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Unknown Pics : Turkish War of Independence

Post by Coffee Perna » 17 May 2007 20:59

I've just come across with these pics,while searching www for some information found this informative forum;anyway...

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Can anybody spread some light?Basic explanation per photo always welcome.

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Post by Tosun Saral » 18 May 2007 09:49

pic 1= A Turkish Nationalist shot by British in Istanbul
pic 2, 3= Mustafa Kemal Pasha President of Turkish National Assembly is shooting with a new Turkish made Mauser rifle produced by Munition and Rifle Works (imalat-ı Harbiye= War Products) in Ankara
pic 5= Turkish POWs at Palastina & Syria Front
pic 10= Allied Occupation High Officers departing Istanbul after The Turkish War of Independance
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... t=istanbul
pic 12= One of theTurkish soldiers killed by British while sleeping in his barracks on Mach 16 1920
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Post by Coffee Perna » 18 May 2007 13:02

Thank you Mr.Saral.

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Post by Tosun Saral » 18 May 2007 18:45

Not at all!
Pic.4= Officers of the "Gokbayrak" Cav. battalion which played an important role during Turkish War of Independance. This picture was first published in the newspaper "Tercuman-i Hakikat ( Interpreter of Truth) on March 14th 1921.

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Post by nuyt » 19 May 2007 10:43

Hi, does anybody know more on this picture?
Seem to me some naval light gun (Hotchkiss?) on improvised mount....
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Post by Tosun Saral » 19 May 2007 12:35

Hi Nuyt, I only know that they are soldiers of Istanbul Fire Regiment that fought at Iraq Fron in WW1

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