Turkish Refugee Soldiers to Hungary during the First Balkan War Cover Image

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Turkish Refugee Soldiers to Hungary during the First Balkan War

Author(s): Melek Çolak
Subject(s): Military history, Political history, 19th Century, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919)
Published by: Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, Új-és Jelenkori Egyetemes Történeti Tanszék
Keywords: 1st Balkan War; Turkish soldiers; internment; Hungary; Ottoman State;
Summary/Abstract: During the 1st World War, in order not to be taken war prisoners by Serbs and Montenegrins, a group of Turkish soldiers took shelter in Austrian-Hungarian lands. Austro-Hungarian Monarchy settled these soldiers in garrisons in the cities in the inner parts of the Empire such as Ungvár, Znaim, Miskolc, Lőcse, Kaposvár. Lives of these soldiers in Hungary were closely watched by Hungarian media. Local media frequently issued news about these soldiers. In the presents study, the lives of the Turkish soldiers are revealed with the analysis of Hungarian Military History Archive (Magyar Hadtörténelmi Levéltár), Hungarian National Archive (Magyar Országos Levéltár), documents of contemporary Hungarian media and some other Hungarian sources. The current study presents a small sample of Turko - Hungarian relations before the 1st World War.

  • Page Range: 215-225
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: Hungarian