Turkey's Entry into World War I: An Assessment of Responsibilities

  title={Turkey's Entry into World War I: An Assessment of Responsibilities},
  author={U. Trumpener},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={369 - 380}
  • U. Trumpener
  • Published 1962
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • r N October 29, lgl4 the cruisers | "Gcxeben" ("Jawus.Sultan Selim"), ^i_ "Breslau" ("Midilli"), and other ships of the Ottoman flee.t under the command of the German admiral Wilhelm Souchonl launched a surprise attack on the Russian Black Sea coast. Four days later the tsarist government declared war on the Ottoman Empire, and the other Entente powers followed suit shortly thereafter. Turkey's participation in the war, long demanded by Berlin on the basis of the secret German-Turkish 
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