Distribution of the material related to the Galician front in “Harb Mecmuası”

   

 

Front page of Issue 12 (August/September 1916). Photograph shows the Ottoman Minister of War Enver Pasha with General Stowaser, the commander of Przemyśl Fortified Zone.

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The Ottoman soldiers on their way to Galicia.

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Private Bekiroğlu Feyzullah from Çorum (on the right) saved his sergeant by bayoneting four Russians who tried to kill him.

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An Ottoman soldier sleeping in a trench captured on the previous night form the Russians.

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Russian prisoners of war taken by the Turks.

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Front page of Issue 15 (December 1916 / January 1917). The picture shows Enver Pasha on his way to Galicia, talking to the Bulgarian officers at Niš train station, through which the Ottoman units have passed while going to the front.

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The Ottoman soldiers “chatting about their home country” in a Galician trench.

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Front page of Issue 16 (January / February 1917). The Ottoman guard on the Galician front.

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Funeral of an Ottoman soldier in Galicia.

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Funeral of Maj. Ali Bey with the participation of German and Austria-Hungarian officers.

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Front page of Issue 17 (March1917)

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Assault of the Ottoman troops on the Russian positions in winter 1916/17.

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Land torpedo – type of weapon used by the Turks for the first time in Galicia.

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An Ottoman soldier treated by the regimental physician after he was intoxicated during the Russian gas attack.

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Visit of prince Ömer Faruk paid to the soldiers in Galicia: 1 – prince, 2 – commander of the 15th Corps Gen. Cevat (Çobanlı), 3 – Lt. Col. Sedat Bey

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Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria visiting wounded Ottoman soldiers in a hospital in Vienna.

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Front page of Issue 14 (November/December 1916) with the picture that inspired Ziya Gökalp to write his poem “Soldier and Poet”.

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Don’t give away this soil, o’ grandsons, it’s yours

It covers the bones of your grandfathers after all

Yet not its surface, but the underneath is yours

And is a grave of those who for the faith of fathers fall

 

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