Tag: Greco-Turkish war

On this day in 1922, The Great Fire of Smyrna begins

On this day in 1922, The Great Fire of Smyrna begins

On September 13, 1922, Turkish soldiers at the end of the three-year-long Greco-Turkish War lit fire to Smyrna’s Greek and Armenian quarters and went on a rampage of rape, pillage, and mass…

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Happy Birthday to Prince Philip the Greek

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, the father of Prince Charles and the grandfather of William and Harry. Prince Philip was born on the island of…

Erdogan vows to fight Greek & Armenian lobbies 7

Erdogan vows to fight Greek & Armenian lobbies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is in a state of shock after the joint declaration by the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, France and the United Arab Emirates, condemned Turkey’s illegal…

September 13, 1922, Great Fire of Smyrna begins 18

September 13, 1922, Great Fire of Smyrna begins

On September 13, 1922,  Turkish soldiers at the end of the three-year-long Greco-Turkish War lit fire to Smyrna’s Greek and Armenian quarters and went on a rampage of rape, pillage, and mass murder.…