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Author Erickson, Edward J., 1950-

Title Ordered to die : a history of the Ottoman army in the First World War / Edward J. Erickson ; foreword by General Hüseyin Kivrikoğlu.

Published Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.415 ERIC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in military studies, 0883-6884 ; no. 201.
Contributions in military studies. 0883-6884 ; no. 201.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-255) and index.
Contents 1. Army on the Brink, 1908-1914 1 -- 2. Plans 15 -- 3. Early Offensives, November 1914-March 1915 51 -- 4. Under Attack, April 1915-January 1916 75 -- 5. High Tide, January-December 1916 119 -- 6. Strategic Pause, January-December 1917 159 -- 7. End of Empire, January-November 1918 179 -- Appendix A. Commanders' Biographies 217 -- Appendix B. Ottoman General Staff, Summer 1914 223 -- Appendix C. Ottoman Army Organization, 1914 225 -- Appendix D. Ottoman Aviation Inspectorate and Aviation Squadrons 227 -- Appendix E. German Military Assistance 231 -- Appendix F. Ottoman Casualties 237 -- Appendix G. Turkey in the First World War-Chronology 245.
Summary Explanation of how the Turks sustained their combat effectiveness and fighting capability until November 1918, long after many other armies had quit the field.
Subject Turkey. Ordu -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula.
ISBN 0313315167 (alk. paper)