List Of Turkish War of Independence Battles

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List of every major Turkish War of Independence battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Turkish War of Independence battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Turkish War of Independence, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Turkish War of Independence list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Turkish War of Independence battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

Battle of Biberach and Greco-Turkish War are included on this list.

The Battle of Biberach on 9 May 1800 saw a First French Republic corps under Laurent Gouvion Saint-Cyr engage part of a Habsburg Austrian army led by Pál Kray. After an engagement in which the Austrians suffered twice as many casualties as the French, Kray withdrew to the east. The combat occurred during the War of the Second Coalition, part of the French Revolutionary Wars. Biberach an der Riss is located 35 kilometres southwest of Ulm. In late April 1800, a French army under the command of Jean Victor Marie Moreau crossed the Rhine River near Basel. At Stockach and Engen on 3 May, Moreau captured Kray's base of supplies and forced him into retreat. Two days later, Kray confronted his ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Biberach an der Riss, Germany

Part of: Turkish War of Independence, Greco-Turkish War, French Revolutionary Wars

Combatants: Habsburg Monarchy, French First Republic

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

The Franco-Turkish War, known as the Cilicia Campaign in France and as the Southern Front of the Turkish War of Independence in Turkey, was a series of conflicts fought between France and the Turkish provisional government from May 1920 to October 1921 in the aftermath of World War I. French interest in the region resulted from the Sykes-Picot Agreement and the subsequent French-Armenian Agreement that led to the establishment of Armenian forces under the French Army. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Mesopotamia

Part of: Turkish War of Independence

Events: Battle of Marash, Siege of Aintab, Battle of Urfa

Combatants: French West Africa, French Third Republic

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

The Greco-Turkish War of 1919–1922, known as the Western Front of the Turkish War of Independence in Turkey and the Asia Minor Campaign or the Asia Minor Catastrophe in Greece, was fought between Greece and the Turkish National Movement during the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire after World War I between May 1919 and October 1922. The Greek campaign was launched primarily as the western Allies, particularly British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, had promised Greece territorial gains at the expense of the Ottoman Empire. The armed conflict started with the Greek occupation of Smyrna which is contemporary Izmir on 15 May 1919 and Greek forces occupied several other cities in Anatolia ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Anatolia

Part of: Turkish War of Independence

Events: Battle of Sakarya, First Battle of İnönü, Battle of Aydın, Battle of Dumlupınar, Battle of Kütahya–Eskişehir, + more

Combatants: Kingdom of Greece

Commanders: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Fevzi Çakmak, İsmet İnönü

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

The Greek landing at Smyrna was a military operation by Greek forces starting on May 15, 1919 which involved landing troops in the city of Smyrna and surrounding areas. The Allied powers sanctioned and oversaw the planning of the operation and assisted by directing their forces to take over some key locations and moving warships to the Smyrna harbor. During the landing, a shot was fired on the Greek 1/38 Evzone Regiment and significant violence ensued with Greek troops and Greek citizens of Smyrna participating. The event became important for creating the three-year-long Greek Occupation of Smyrna and was a major spark for the Greco-Turkish War. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Aidin Vilayet

Part of: Turkish War of Independence, Greco-Turkish War