The Battle of Marne in the First World War and Ottoman Entry to the War Cover Image

I. Dünya Savaşı’nda Marne Cephesi ve Osmanlı Devleti’nin Savaşa Girişi
The Battle of Marne in the First World War and Ottoman Entry to the War

Author(s): Refik Arıkan
Subject(s): History, Military history, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), The Ottoman Empire, Between Berlin Congress and WW I
Published by: Serkan YAZICI
Keywords: The World War I; Marne Battle; Goben and Breslau; Enver Pasha; Liman von Sanders;

Summary/Abstract: World War I became one of the most important breaking points that changed the course of history. After the war, while borders of the defeated countries were undergoing a great change, Ottoman Empire, with great loss of lands, disappeared from the history scene. This war, as its consequences triggered World War II, caused to other political and socio-economic problems that continue today, especially in Balkans and Mid-East. With regard to Ottoman Empire, this study aims to analysis the motives of Ottomans’ participation to this war and the effects of Marne Campaign that affected the course of the war absolutely. Even though Germans, after the defeat in Marne Campaign, lost their hopes, depending upon the changing of their expectations from the war, the fact that Ottomans were involved in a war whose result was deceive, also, constitutes the starting point of this study.

  • Issue Year: 1/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 1-36
  • Page Count: 36
  • Language: Turkish