The Battle That Made Kemal Ataturk

Cline, Kenneth
September 2006
Military History;Sep2006, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p50
The article highlights the history of the Battle of the Sakarya in 1921 between the Turkish Nationalist army and the Greek Army of Asia Minor. In the spring of 1921, the Greek Army of Asia Minor found itself facing a new and troubling situation. Up to that point in their 22-month-long incursion into Turkish Anatolia, the Greek troops had mostly faced irregular forces known as chettes.


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