30 Ağustos Zafer Bayramımız kutlu olsun!
З Днем Перемоги Туреччини, 30 серпня!
Happy Victory Day!
Today, August 30, Turkey celebrates Victory Day (Zafer Bayrami). This is a big national holiday dedicated to the victory over the Greek occupiers and the memory of the victims during the Battle of Dumlupinar, which ended the war in 1922. Greek -Turkish war in 1919-1922 years was part of the Turkish War of Independence, and the Battle of Dumlupinar stopped it.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938) was the leader of the Turkish army and ordered attack the enemy August 26, 1922, thus began the famous four-day Battle of Dumlupinar (Kütahya Province) where the Turkish army defeated the Greek army. The Greeks were forced to retreat to Izmir, and then Turkish army came there. Izmir has been totally destroyed by fire, and civilian casualties are incalculable.