Ottoman Soldiers

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Ottoman Soldiers


Ottoman soldiers reflect on what it was like defending their home land.

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Australian Soldier helps wounded Turkish Soldier
This pictures shows an Australian soldier giving water to a wounded Turkish Soldier. The famous place of the Turkish defenses, Achi Baba, is noticeable in the background.

Lieutenant Ibrahim Naci, 21, from Istanbul, shares what it is like being constantly shot at and living in a trench. This diary entry was dated June 21, 1915 he wrote it right before he passed.

Lieutenant Ibrahim Naji's diary avoided military censorship and was uncovered in 2012. While most diary entries from the time are Allied, this is a look into the emotions of a Turkish Soldiers at Gallipoli.
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