Haunting Colour Photographs Seize Armenians In Ottoman Turkey

Ethnic Armenian prisoners of warfare guarded by Serbian troopers in Belgrade’s Kalemagdan Fortress in 1913. The Armenians had in all probability been preventing for the Ottoman Military in the course of the first Balkan Struggle by which Ottoman Turkey misplaced most of its European territory to an alliance of the Christian kingdoms of  Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, and Montenegro. 

Two years after this Archives of the Planet picture was taken, the systemic destruction of the Armenian individuals and their heritage convulsed Ottoman Turkey. From 1915-17 some 1.5 million Armenians have been killed in what many international locations, together with the USA, name the Armenian genocide. Turkey objects to the usage of the phrase “genocide” and says lots of of 1000’s of Muslims additionally died within the area amid the chaos of World Struggle I.  

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