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Submitted by gerard (United States), Jun 23, 2012 at 21:26

@Ianus

"Both Gallipoli and Kut were great German victories and the rest is an tedious and endless list of Turkish defeats, retreats, capitulations, flights and withdrawals."

You seem to overlook the Greco-Turkish War/Turkish War of Independence. Surely that is a great victory, as the Treaty of Lausanne and the establishment of the Republic is what followed. Or perhaps you would overlook this as a "Russian Victory".

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