Smyrna 1922: The Destruction of a City

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  • Smyrna 1922: The Destruction of a City

Smyrna 1922: The Destruction of a City

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Author: Marjorie Housepian Dobkin Format: Paperback

Smyrna 1922 is the dramatic story of the great fire that consumed the predominantly Greek city of Smyrna (now Turkish Izmir). The victorious forces of Mustapha Kemal (Ataturk) set the city ablaze while Allied warships looked on. The Smyrna's demise marked a shift in foreign policy that favored Turkey, a wartime enemy, there followed a cover-up by tacit agreement of Western Allies who had defeated Turkey and Germany during World War I.

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Smyrna 1922 is the dramatic story of the great fire that consumed the predominantly Greek city of Smyrna (now Turkish Izmir). The victorious forces of Mustapha Kemal (Ataturk) set the city ablaze while Allied warships looked on. The Smyrna's demise marked a shift in foreign policy that favored Turkey, a wartime enemy, there followed a cover-up by tacit agreement of Western Allies who had defeated Turkey and Germany during World War I.