Conquest of Smyrna During the Turkish War of Independence

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Syed Muhammad Khan
by Başkanlığını Aydın
published on 20 July 2020
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Depicted here in a 1922 CE oil painting, the Turkish capture of Smyrna now Izmir (known as the Liberation of Izmir in Turkish) on 9 September 1922 CE, following the successful Great Smyrna Offensive which effectively sealed the Turkish victory and ended the war. Smyrna was the location of Turkish civilian armed resistance against the occupation of Anatolia by the Allies first begun on 15 May 1919 CE. (Attaturk & the War of Independence Museum, Ankara)

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Aydın, B. (2020, July 20). Conquest of Smyrna During the Turkish War of Independence. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/12496/

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Aydın, Başkanlığını. "Conquest of Smyrna During the Turkish War of Independence." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 20, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/12496/.

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Aydın, Başkanlığını. "Conquest of Smyrna During the Turkish War of Independence." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 20 Jul 2020. Web. 25 Nov 2020.

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