Turks muster to fight in the Greco-Turkish War, leaving homes and villages, bidding farewell to loved ones and assembling as infantry and cavalry.
Slate refers to "new warriors of Turkey,"suggesting that it reflects changes brought about by Ataturk in the 1920s.
Closeup of Turkish officers posing in dress uniform. They wear caps with unusual insignia, although a soldier seen behind them wears the Fez. A young soldier sits in a tree above and behind them. closeup of an individual officer's moustache. Scene shifts to a group of Turkish cavalry mounted on horses and carrying lances. They wear steel helmets. Several spectators stand behind them.
U.S. Admiral Mark L. Bristol arrives in Constantinople, Turkey by train. Admiral Bristol, the U.S. High Commissioner in Turkey during the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire, talks to Turkish officials at the train station. Officials approach a parked car.
Houses and trees in Turkey. Huge crowd of men gathered in a courtyard. A man reverently lays the flag of Turkey over a grave or other object of veneration. The crowd is gathered in front of a large palace with enormous portico several stories high above the throng. Many persons are on the portico.
U.S. destroyers carry Greek and Armenian refugees from Turkey to temporary refuge camp at Athens orphanage in Greece, during the period of the Greco-Turkish War and the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire after World War I. Sailors carry a sick refugee on a stretcher. More refugees arrive on the ship. Refugees with belongings embark the ship.
Red Cross and League of Nation camps in Turkey as part of actions of the American Committee for Relief in the Near East (ACRNE), giving aid to Armenians, Greeks, and other refugees. Men pose with children. Signs of 'League of Nations Feeding Station' in background. Men and women walk along a muddy road. People arrive at a Red Cross camp. Tents set up in the camp. Oxen drawn carts loaded with supplies move towards a rail track. Supplies are unloaded at a feeding station. Men outside a Red Cross tent. All during period of the Greco-Turkish War and the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire after WWI.