Atatürk’s funeral began its journey from Istanbul via Izmit to Ankara with the attendance of foreign state ships on November 19, 1938. The Soviets participated in the ceremony with a committee under the leadership of Foreign Minister’s assistant V.P. Potemkin ...

The Turkish War of Independence (19 May 1919 – 24 July 1923) was a series of military campaigns waged by the Turkish National Movement, after parts of the Ottoman Empire were occupied and partitioned following its defeat in World War ...