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Battle of Dumlupinar
The battle of Dumlupinar was the last battle of the Turkish War of Independence (1919—1922). The battle was fought on the 30 August 1922. The battle took place near Afyon in Turkey. The Turkish army was under the command of Mustafa Kemal Pasha (Ataturk). The Turkish army previously had defeated the Greek forces at the battle of Sakarya. The Turks surrounded the Greek forces. The surrounded Greeks were killed or captured. The Greek Commander-in-Chief General Trikupis was captured. After the battle the remaining part of the Greek army retreated to Smyrna (Izmir). The fighting ended when Mustafa's army captured Smyrna later that year.
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