Chapter Seven. The Turkish War, 1914–18

  1. John Horne Professor member
  1. Ulrich Trumpener Professor

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch7

A Companion to World War I

A Companion to World War I

How to Cite

Trumpener, U. (2010) The Turkish War, 1914–18, in A Companion to World War I (ed J. Horne), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123860

Online ISBN: 9781444323634

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Keywords:

  • Turkish War, 1914–18;
  • Sultan's fleet - comprising German battle cruiser Goeben, three ancient battleships, three small cruisers and two dozen torpedo boats;
  • Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF);
  • December 9, 1914 - dislodging of Turks from Qurna;
  • November 21, 1915 - Townshend's brigades reaching strong Turkish position at Ctesiphon;
  • November 18, 1917 - General Frederick Stanley Maude's death;
  • Enver Pasha, agreeing in 1916 - to providing direct assistance to other Central Powers in European theaters of war

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Transcaucasia

  • The Dardanelles

  • Egypt, Palestine, and Arabia

  • Mesopotamia and Persia

  • Galicia and the Balkans

  • References and Further Reading