Memoirs from Iraqi Front

Memoirs from Iraqi Front

The memoir of Hüseyin Nuri, who served as an artillery lieutenant on the Iraqi front in the First World War, is important in terms of understanding the war conditions through the eyes of an ordinary soldier. Hüseyin Nuri was one of our grandfathers, who lived in these extraordinary times without being mentioned in the magnificent pages of the history. Witness the First World War, the Iraqi Front and the War of Independence through the eyes of this gallant artillery corporal. “For five years, this nation has lost blood. We fought against the enemy on the farthest fronts, hungry, thirsty, naked. Eventually, the enemy, the pettiest enemy occupied our own home. It was the Unionists who did this. I am convinced that even after that, they will not do anything. Because, there everything was almost crystal clear. The commanders had deserted even before privates. Then I left and escaped under the pretence of answering nature’s

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The memoir of Hüseyin Nuri, who served as an artillery lieutenant on the Iraqi front in the First World War, is important in terms of understanding the war conditions through the eyes of an ordinary soldier. Hüseyin Nuri was one of our grandfathers, who lived in these extraordinary times without being mentioned in the magnificent pages of the history. Witness the First World War, the Iraqi Front and the War of Independence through the eyes of this gallant artillery corporal. “For five years, this nation has lost blood. We fought against the enemy on the farthest fronts, hungry, thirsty, naked. Eventually, the enemy, the pettiest enemy occupied our own home. It was the Unionists who did this. I am convinced that even after that, they will not do anything. Because, there everything was almost crystal clear. The commanders had deserted even before privates. Then I left and escaped under the pretence of answering nature’s

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