REPORTED MASSACRE OF GREEKS

THE ARGUS

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

 

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) - British Statesman

“... Mustapha Kemal's Army ... celebrated their triumph by the burning of Smyrna to ashes and by a vast massacre of its Christian population...”

Churchill W, The Aftermath, New York, Charles Scribner's and Sons, 1929, p444

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