Greco-Turkish War

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Europe 1921.0823

Greco-Turkish War

The Treaty of Versailles and the European Revolutions in the wake of World War I (23 August 1921)

Historical Map of Europe and the Mediterranean

With the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, Greece moved troops into western Turkey to protect the sizeable local Greek population and assert its historical claim over the region. Initially the war favored Greece, but by late 1921 the Turks were gaining the upper hand.

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