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5 – Turkey (1919 – 1920) (5 items)

[Constantinople – Turkey]: September 1919 – c. April 1920

“In the autumn of 1919 Luke was recruited by Admiral De Robeck as a political officer on his staff as High Commissioner in Constantinople. It was Luke’s aptitude for gently placating Muslims which led to his drafting the proclamation for the allied military occupation of the city in March 1920” (Holland)
[with a first journey to Transcaucasia Oct-Nov.1919 (see Luke, C&M, II, 101)]

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