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World War 1 Picture - HMS Agamemnon on an earlier visit to Moudros during the Dardanelles campaign in 1915

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Armistice of Mudros

World War 1 Picture - HMS Agamemnon on an earlier visit to Moudros during the Dardanelles campaign in 1915

Picture - HMS Agamemnon on an earlier visit to Moudros during the Dardanelles campaign in 1915

The Armistice of Moudros (Turkish: Mondros Ateşkes Anlaşması), concluded on 30 October 1918, ended the hostilities in the Middle Eastern theatre between the Ottoman Empire and the Allies of World War I. It was signed by the Minister of Marine Affairs Rauf Bey and the British Admiral Somerset Arthur Gough-Calthorpe, on board the HMS Agamemnon in Moudros harbor on the Greek island of Lemnos.

The Ottomans surrendered their remaining garrisons outside Anatolia, granted the Allies the right to occupy forts controlling the Straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosporus; and the right to occupy "in case of disorder" any territory in case of a threat to security. The Ottoman army was demobilized, and ports, railways, and other strategic points were made available for use by the Allies. In the Caucasus, Turkey had to retreat to within its pre-war borders.

The armistice was followed with occupation of Constantinople and subsequent partitioning of the Ottoman Empire. The Treaty of Sxvres (10 August 1920) followed the armistice, but this treaty was not enacted due to the outbreak of the Turkish War of Independence.

Literature

Laura M. Adkisson Great Britain and the Kemalist Movement for Turkish Independence, 1919-1923, Michigan 1958
Paul C. Helmreich From Paris to Sxvres. The Partition of the Ottoman Empire at the Peace Conference of 1919-1920, Ohio 1974, S. 3-5, der gesamte Vereinbarungstext befindet sich auf S. 341f.
Patrick Balfour Kinross Atatxrk : a biography of Mustafa Kemal, father of modern Turkey, New York 1965
Sir Frederick B. Maurice The Armistices of 1918, London 1943
The text of the Armistice of Mudros, Txrk Tarih Kurumu (Turkish)

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