Selahattin Ömer’s work “My Glorious Flag”, which was made during Turkish War of Independence.

Selahattin Ömer’s work “My Glorious Flag”, which was made during Turkish War of Independence.

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

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

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

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 1923

Franco-Turkish War is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

Franco-Turkish War is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

Authentic outfit of an ‘Efe / Zeybek’ from the Aydın province. This man was probably a member (or the son of a member) of the ‘Kuva-yi Milliye’ (Nationalist Forces, which refers to the irregular Turkish militia forces in the early period of the Turkish War of Independence); they still use to gather on the annual ‘Kurtuluş Günleri’ (Liberation days), which celebrate the victory over the Greek army in 1922.

Authentic outfit of an ‘Efe / Zeybek’ from the Aydın province. This man was…

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

Turkish War of Independence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dr Can Erimtan | The real danger here is that an all-out ethnic war could just be around the corner now.

Dr Can Erimtan | The real danger here is that an all-out ethnic war could just be around the corner now.

A costume that belonged to Demirci Mehmet Efe (1883-1961), from Pirlibey köyü, near Nazilli (Prov. Aydın).  He was a prominent member of the ‘Kuva-yi Milliye’ (Nationalist Forces, which refers to the irregular Turkish militia forces in the early period of the Turkish War of Independence). The costume dates from ca. 1925. (Askeri Muzesi/Military Museum, Istanbul).

A costume that belonged to Demirci Mehmet Efe (1883-1961), from Pirlibey köyü, near Nazilli (Prov. Aydın). He was a prominent member of the ‘Kuva-yi Milliye’ (Nationalist Forces, which refers to the irregular Turkish militia forces in the early period of the Turkish War of Independence). The costume dates from ca. 1925. (Askeri Muzesi/Military Museum, Istanbul).

Kemal Attaturk leading the Turks to victory, Turkish War of Independence against the Ottomans

Kemal Attaturk leading the Turks to victory, Turkish War of Independence against the Ottomans

Greco-Turkish War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

Greco-Turkish War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

Greek landing at Smyrna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

Greek landing at Smyrna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

Battle of Kütahya–Eskişehir between the Turks and the Greeks, Turkish War of Independence

Battle of Kütahya–Eskişehir between the Turks and the Greeks, Turkish War of Independence

Portrait of a volonteer member of the Turkish National Forces, from Kütahya (province), during the Turkish War of Independence (ca. 1920).

A volunteer member of the Turkish National Forces, from Kütahya (province), during the Turkish War of Independence (ca. The Ottoman Caliphate was abolished by The Grand National Assembly of Turkey in

''Don't worry Yorgo. I'm behind you.'' Turkish War of Independence propaganda.

I'm behind you.'' Turkish War of Independence propaganda.

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