Turkey celebrates Victory Day in Dar


Turkish Ambassador to Tanzania Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu said that Turks commemorate the decisive victory in the Battle of Dumlupınar.

August 30 has been the clearest proof of what the Turkish nation can achieve and give up when forced to choose between captivity and freedom.
Victory Day (Zafer Bayramı) is a national holiday in Turkey, always celebrated on August 30th. It may also be known as Armed Forces Day.
Victory Day commemorates the victory in the Battle of Dumlupınar which was the decisive battle in the Turkish War of Independence in 1922.

The day also honours the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.

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