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Ottomans Attacked - WWII Ottoman Empire 2:52:00 PM Ottomans...

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WWII Ottoman Empire 31/01/2008 14:52:00 Ottomans Attacked Mustafa Kemal fends off British attack on Gallipoli o Saves Istanbul Ottomans fend off Russian invasion from Black Sea o Genocide against Armenians  Ottomans go Down to Defeat British get up Arab revolt in Hijaz o Led by Sharif Faisal Coordinates with British invasion of Palestine, Syria from Egypt Loss of Iraq Versailles, 1919 Victorious Great Powers Treaty of Sevres, 1920 Between Allies and Ottomans Italy received Konya Greece had Izmir Kurds and Armenians were promised self-determination Greek Advances Greeks occupy Izmir (Smyrna) in May, 1919 move into the interior
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Sivas, 1919 Early September 1919 Sivas Congress o resistance would be offered to partition of Turkey Nationalist conflict with Allies Angry, Entente Powers formally occupy Istanbul on March 16, 1920 and  arrest many nationalists Civil War 23 April 1920, Grand National Assembly meets in Ankara Mustafa Kemal elected President of the Assembly o becomes known as Ataturk Greek Front In 1921 Turks defeated the attacking Greek army
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