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Turkish War of Independence Begins • 19 May 1919 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_War_of_Independence

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Recapture of Smyrna (now called "Izmir") from Greece (it was a dependent zone under Greek rule for a few years) by the Turkish Army.

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Independence Medal -Species Gallantry Medal Issue reason Turkish War of Independence 'is given due to everyone who participated in the heroic War Turkish War of Independence The first administration of the November 21, 1923

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from Turkish Travel Blog - My Travels Around Turkey

Gaziantep Castle : Information about the Turkish War of Independence

Gaziantep castle - The city used to be called antep but Gazi was added in 1921 in remembrance of veterans during the Turkish war of independence

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