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The effects of German Military Commission and Balkan wars on the reorganization and modernization of the Ottoman Army

  title={The effects of German Military Commission and Balkan wars on the reorganization and modernization of the Ottoman Army},
  author={Ali Topal},
  • A. Topal
  • Published 1 December 2013
  • History, Political Science
Abstract : This thesis investigates the consequences of the Ottoman Army reform initiatives from the establishment of German Military Commission (1882 1918) to the outbreak of World War I (1914 1918). The Ottoman Army undertook huge change, supported by the German Military Commission, for the survival of the Empire. During this period, the results of the Balkan Wars (1912 1913) provided a critical impetus to accomplish these reforms efforts. The effects of the German Military Commission and… 
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