Ottoman Janissary officer,  a subaltern officer. The rank of the different officers in the Turkish armies are distinguished from each other by the form of their turban, or bonnets.

Ottoman Janissary officer, a subaltern officer. The rank of the different officers in the Turkish armies are distinguished from each other by the form of their turban, or bonnets.

Janissaries training: 1: Acemi Oğlan Janissary trainee, early XVI c.; 2: İç Oğlan Çavuşu NCO of new Janissary recruits, XVII c.; 3: Falakacı Başı - head of punishment unit, XVII-XVIII c.

Janissaries training: 1: Acemi Oğlan Janissary trainee, early XVI c.; 2: İç Oğlan Çavuşu NCO of new Janissary recruits, XVII c.; 3: Falakacı Başı - head of punishment unit, XVII-XVIII c.

Janissary grave stones

Janissary grave stones

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