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British troops march through a town in Mesopotamia en route to Baghdad 1917 Baghdad was captured in 1917 from the Turkish Army

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THE TURKISH ARMY IN THE MACEDONIAN CAMPAIGN, 1916-1917

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THE TURKISH ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

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Arab infantry in the Ottoman Turkish Army published in Dunya Savasi'nda Turk Askeri Kiyafetleri 1914-1918, Authors Tunca Orses, Necmettin Ozcelik, 2007, Istanbul, illustrates a type of leather waist bandolier-belt.

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Turkish soldier with m60 patton Hakkari/Yüksekova [720x720]

A church ruin in Ani, an uninhabited, medieval Armenian city-site situated in Turkey near the Armenian border. Once the capital of a medieval Armenian kingdom that covered much of present day Armenia and eastern Turkey. Was called the "City of 1001 Churches", its many religious buildings and fortifications were among the most technically and artistically advanced structures in the world. In 1064 a Turkish army stormed the city and slaughtered its population.

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The Turkish Army During the Balkan War, 1912-13

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Abram Petrovich Hannibal (1696-1782) Believed to be born in Born in either Senegal or Eritrea, he was brought to Peter the Great as a gift. Abram studied math and languages in Paris, fought in the French military and returned home to become commanding general of the Russian army. He was the maternal great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, one of the most revered figure in Russian culture. Sold into Turkish slavery, Abram Petrovich Hannibal was brought as a black servant to Czar Peter I, ...

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