In this 1915 file photo, Turkish soldiers raise their flag at Kanli Sirt, Gallipoli, Turkey during World War One.
Jedburgh teams went into Europe gradually, from Africa and the UK. The original plan was for them to be in place prior to D-Day. Then the Germans made a still-mysterious breakthrough that spring which led to them capturing (and imprisoning and killing) many of the agents who provided the clandestine radio network that allowed the Jed infiltrations to be coordinated with trusted receiving parties. The Jeds had to go in gradually to help open the way after an Allied foothold in Europe was…
Palace guards at the Dolmabahçe Sarayı.
๑ Nineteen Fourteen ๑ historical happenings, fashion, art style from a century ago - Future general and President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, served at Camp Meade after World War I.
16 Mart 1923 Cuma Namazı Adana Ulu Camii
Jeudi 10 Février 1944 : Les martyrs du secteur Albertville - Ugine. Louis Zenone, jeune résistant est abattu lors d'un retour de mission, tandis que André Lombard, 20 ans, était arrêté et déporté en Allemagne d'où il ne reviendra pas. Le même jour, deux Uginois étaient arrêtés dans un maquis de Haute-Savoie : Léon Charrondière et Marcel Amprimo.
A Turkish officer is led blindfolded through the Anzac lines.