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CAPTAIN TAHIR'S MEMORIAL - YÜZBAŞI TAHİR ANITI

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The monument is dedicated to Captain Tahir Bey who died with four of his men when the small boat they were in struck a mine inside the sytait while en route to his post in May 1915, at a time when the fighting on the peninsula was raging.  The insciption on the monument says : "In honour of the noble spirit of Captain Tahir who died doing his duty in 1915, when the boat he was aboard hit a mine".  there is no information about the fate of the soldiers escorting Captain Tahir.

"Gallipoli Battlefield Guide", Istanbul 2006, Gürsel Göncü & Şahin Aldoğan, p. 145

IF STONES COULD SPEAK
ALONG THE DARDANELLES (EUROPE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today ... no more mines, no more submarines ...

back to if stones could speak

Captain Tahir Bey's Memorial

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