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Post by Tosun Saral » 16 Jun 2007 08:57

source: I.Dunya Savasi'nda Turk Askeri Kiyafetleri (Turkish Military Uniformes During WW1)

German Major Serno who contrubuted great improvent to Turkish Air Force with Turkish and German pilotsin 1914 while inspecting the air field and aviation School with the visiting Director of Benz Works.
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Post by Tosun Saral » 16 Jun 2007 09:03

from a/m source: p.14
Komodore Medlung commander of destroyer fleet with the other Turkish ship captains
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Post by Tosun Saral » 16 Jun 2007 09:11

a/m source p.16
Feldmarschall MacKensen during his vist to Istanbul on 1917 on the deck of Yavuz with Enver Pasha on his right, on his left Admiral Souchon, captain of Yavuz Ackermann and at far left Col. Fahrettin (Gen. of The Army Fahrettin Altay, the hero of Turkish War of Independance, Commander of Cavalry AC who defated the Greeks on Augıust 26th 1922)
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Post by Tosun Saral » 16 Jun 2007 09:15

A7m source p.20
Von Frankenberg cOS of 4th Army with his commander Ahmet Cemal Pasha
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Post by Tosun Saral » 16 Jun 2007 09:20

a/m source p.83
A German Officer (The book doesnt mention his name Who knows him?)
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Post by Tosun Saral » 16 Jun 2007 09:28

a/m source p.113

Officers of Muavenet who received decorations and medals from the Sultan personally:
from right to left: 2nd capt. of Muavenet German Captain Firle, Captain of Muavenet Major Ahmet Bey, Captain of Sultanhisar Capt. Riza Efendi and Chief Engeneer of Muavenet Lt. Andrea.
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Post by Tosun Saral » 16 Jun 2007 09:33

a/m source p.117
sitting: Capt. Firle, Maj. Ahmet Bey,
standing: Capt. Riza Efendi
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Post by Tosun Saral » 16 Jun 2007 09:39

a/m source p.137
German pilots at Palastine Front. In the middle is famour war ace Felmy.
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Post by Tosun Saral » 16 Jun 2007 09:49

a/m source p. 195
The German Red Cross Sisters with Turkish Army doctors at Birussebi Red Crescent Field Hospital:
Baroness Veronika, Wechmar and Princess Brigitte Reuss
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Post by Peter H » 17 Jun 2007 01:27

Tosun Saral wrote:source: I.Dunya Savasi'nda Turk Askeri Kiyafetleri (Turkish Military Uniformes During WW1)

German Major Serno who contrubuted great improvent to Turkish Air Force with Turkish and German pilotsin 1914 while inspecting the air field and aviation School with the visiting Director of Benz Works.


Tosun,

Serno is in the middle?

Thanks for the excellent photos.

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Post by Peter H » 17 Jun 2007 06:58

Claus von Anderten(1856-1916) is said to have been the highest ranking German killed in action with the Turks,March 1916.Said to have been a Major-General but I don't know if this was his German rank.An artillery commander.

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Post by Peter H » 17 Jun 2007 11:07

Tosun Saral wrote:Turkish Col. Hans Guhr say in his book that p.235
"On Nov.4th 1918 Feldmarshal Liman Pasha arrived with his doughters and adjutants at Haydarpasha Railway Station. I went to wellcome him with General von Lenthe and Maj.Lynker.... Each day 800 or 1000 German soldiers were arriving to Istanbul from various parts of Turkey. On Nov. 11st 1918 there were already 730 German officers and 9600 men in the camps of Haydarpasha and Moda. With this men a new "Reinforced Asian Corps" was founded under command of Lt.Col. Baron von Hammarstein who was commander of 146th German Inf. Reg."

TS's note: Haydarpasha is the main station of Bagdad Railway on the shore of Bosphrous. Moda is a districh on Asian side of Istanbul on the shore of Marmara sea.Moda is now a luxus district where rich Istanbuler living.


The Baron von Hammerstein mentioned was Fritjof Freiherr von Hammerstein-Gesmold(1870-1944).Commanded Freikorps Brigade Olita in Kurland,1919.Charakter als Generalleutnant in 1939(One of those promoted on the 25th Anniversary of Tannenberg in 1939.His 146th Regiment had fought in that battle as well).

Note his PLM and Turkish Star in photo below:From Wehrmacht-awards-com,poster Larrister.

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Post by Peter H » 23 Jun 2007 14:11

Franz Carl Endres(1878-1954)

The Bavarian Major who served in Turkey and later became a philosopher,fleeing Hitler's Germany to Switzerland in 1934.

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Carl_Endres


From: http://franzcarlendres.de/content/view/2/3/

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Winston Churchill in his history of the war:

...Major Endres was a German officer who served on the Turkish General Staff during the previous Balkan war,and who was during the critical period of 18th March 1915,Chief of Staff to the First Turkish Army..

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Post by Peter H » 23 Jun 2007 14:58

Major Wilhem Wilmer(middle row left) and Majorl Hans Kannengiesser(middle row,far right)at Gallipoli.

The Bavarian Wilmer defended the Suvla landings on the 6th August 1916 with his meagre force of Gendarmes.Commander of Turkish 5th Division 1915.Then commanded the Turkish 24th Division Palastina front July 1917, took over command of the Masurian 146th Regiment in October 1918.

Hans Kannengiesser(1868-1945) held various staff positions and commanded the Turkish 9th Division 1915,and then the 16th Corps,Chunuk Bair.Wrote The Campaign in Gallipoli,English edition,1927.
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Post by Peter H » 23 Jun 2007 15:28

Heinrich Wintzer(1892-1947)

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Wintzer

First as a second lieutenant on the western front in France Wintzer of beginning of war participated in numerous battles, 22. until 23 August 1914 in the battle with Neufchâteau, 24. until 29 August 1914 in the battle to the Maas, 30 August until 5 September 1914 at the pursuit of the Maas to the Marne, and finally 6. until 11 September 1914 to the Marneschlacht. To July 1916 a large number of position fights followed, under it 21 February to 20. March 1915 the winter battle in the Champagne. To 15. March 1915 was promoted to first lieutenant.

In July 1916 Wintzer was shifted as an aide of the Chief of Staff to the Caucasus army, and participated with it from 28 August 1916 to 9 January 1918 in the position fights of the Caucasus front, among them on 31 October of 1916 engagements with Tisebchu and 28 January 1917 bombardment of Kerasund. On 9 February 1918 he became an aide of the leader school for generals and general staff officers in Konstantinopel.

On 18 August 1918 to the captain carried Wintzer returned to the west front and participated with the Prussian field artillery regiment 83 in the position fights in the Argonnen and the battle between Argonnen and Maas. After the conclusion of the armistice on 11 November 1918 it began the rear march with its troop by Lorraine, Pfalz, Baden and Württemberg.

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