Σμύρνη, Smyrna 1920

Σμύρνη, Smyrna 1920

Thessaloniki, Greece, spring of 1916. Starving children of Greek refugees from Eastern Macedonia, are offered a meal by the Greek army. The refugee flux had been produced by the invasion of neutral Greek Eastern Macedonia by the Bulgarian Armed forces waging war along with the Central Powers of WW I.

Thessaloniki, Greece, spring of 1916. Starving children of Greek refugees from Eastern Macedonia, are offered a meal by the Greek army. The refugee flux had been produced by the invasion of neutral Greek Eastern Macedonia by the Bulgarian Armed forces waging war along with the Central Powers of WW I.

Refugee children from Asia Minor in Greece

Refugee children from Asia Minor in Greece

The Greek businesses in Smyrna

The Greek businesses in Smyrna

1922 Kavala Thrace Refugees From Greece Turkey War Sleep In Streets Press Photo

1922 Kavala Thrace Refugees From Greece Turkey War Sleep In Streets Press Photo

A British aid ship at the Pasaport harbour, Smyrna, Sept. 1922.

A British aid ship at the Pasaport harbour, Smyrna, Sept. 1922.

Refugees in Greece, 1922

Refugees in Greece, 1922

The Greek and Armenian quarters of Smyrna burnt to the ground by Turkish forces in September 1922. The Turkish and Jewish quarters were spared

The Greek and Armenian quarters of Smyrna burnt to the ground by Turkish forces in September 1922. The Turkish and Jewish quarters were spared

Cosmopolitan Smyrna burns in the background as refugees desperately board boats to flee the massacre which ensued

Cosmopolitan Smyrna burns in the background as refugees desperately board boats to flee the massacre which ensued

General views of Smyrna-The Turkish quarter of Smyrna, taken around the 1880s, but the above viewing inland, with Mount Pagus in the background and the second, looking in the opposite direction (photographer F. Firth). Bottom image (similar period, Bonfils) is around turn of century, clearly showing the barracks.

General views of Smyrna-The Turkish quarter of Smyrna, taken around the 1880s, but the above viewing inland, with Mount Pagus in the background and the second, looking in the opposite direction (photographer F. Firth). Bottom image (similar period, Bonfils) is around turn of century, clearly showing the barracks.

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