Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922) - Greek Expansion

Greek Expansion

The military aspect of the war began with the Armistice of Mudros. The military operations of the Greco-Turkish war can be roughly divided into three main phases: The first phase, spanning the period from May 1919 to October 1920, encompassed the Greek Landings in Asia Minor and their consolidation along the Aegean Coast. The second phase lasted from October 1920 to August 1921, and was characterised by Greek offensive operations. The third and final phase lasted until August 1922, when the strategic initiative was held by the Turkish Army.

Read more about this topic:  Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922)

Other articles related to "greek expansion, greek, greeks":

Alexander Of Greece - King of Greece - Greek Expansion
... beyond its 1914 borders, and the treaties of Neuilly (1919) and Sèvres (1920) confirmed the Greek territorial conquests ... part of Greece, and the region of Smyrna, in Ionia, was placed under Greek mandate ... territorial gains following the Paris Peace Conference, the Greeks still hoped to achieve the Megali Idea and annex Constantinople and larger areas of Ottoman Asia Minor they therefore invaded Anatolia beyond ...
Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922) - Greek Expansion - Stalemate (September 1921 – August 1922)
... the Italian and French troops evacuated their positions, leaving the Greeks exposed ... advantage, Kemal declined any settlement while the Greeks remained in Anatolia and intensified his efforts to re-organise the Turkish military for the final offensive against the Greeks ... At the same time, the Greeks strengthened their defensive positions, but were increasingly demoralised by the inactivity of remaining on the defensive and the ...

Famous quotes containing the words expansion and/or greek:

    Every expansion of government in business means that government in order to protect itself from the political consequences of its errors and wrongs is driven irresistibly without peace to greater and greater control of the nation’s press and platform. Free speech does not live many hours after free industry and free commerce die.
    Herbert Hoover (1874–1964)

    Can it be, that the Greek grammarians invented their dual number for the particular benefit of twins?
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)