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In the First World War, one of the most destructive conflicts of modern history, men of the Ottoman Army fought on three continents, not only for the Sultan or for the Empire, but to save and protect their homeland. Soldiers and civilians, men and women, young and old, the entire population regardless of race and ethnicity... They have not only resisted occupation, but also worked together to build a new nation out of the ashes of a collapsed empire. They were Turkey's golden generation, and this is their story...



the road to war


courage and valour


phoenix rising

Who's Who

soldiers and statesmen


comrades in arms


ruling the waves

Home Front

war without weapons


keeping the record


fronts and battles


aces in the sky


financing the war

What's New




February 13, 2015: New biographies added: Mustafa Hilmi Paşa, Abdülkerim Paşa, Çolak Faik Paşa, Reşat Çiğiltepe.

February 17, 2015: Maps () and command lists () added to the Campaigns pages of: Galicia, Romania, Macedonia and Northern Africa.

February 13, 2015: New page in the Aftermath section: Armistice.

February 13, 2015: New document: Armistice of Mudros.

January 31, 2015: New material added to the campaign pages of Palestine, Caucasus, and Persia.

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