Albury Banner

4 JUN 1921

Terrible massacres are reported from the seaports of Samsoun and Trebizond the capital of Armenia. The streets are strewn with bodies of Greeks. Many shops have been ransacked. An American destroyer has arrived at Samsoun to protect American subjects there.


Source: REPORTED MASSACRE OF GREEKS. (1921, June 10). Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1938), p. 19. Retrieved March 2, 2018, from  


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