22 Aug 1919: Turks Massacre Greek Boy Scouts, Milwaukee Journal

milwaukee journal 22aug1919

TURKS MASSACRE GREEK BOY SCOUTS

The Milwaukee Journal.
22 August 1919.


   LONDON TIMES SPECIAL CABLE SERVICE
     ATHENS — Turkish  troops  recently  oc-
cupied   Aiden   for   two  days   and   has-
tened  to   arrest  forty   Greek  boy  scouts
for   the  services they   had  rendered  the
Greek    troops.     The    Turks    marched
them out and asked  one   of them  to  in-
sult      Greece  and   the   premier.     The
boy    made  a   playful   grimace   where-
upon   he     was    murdered.      Then   all
were    asked   to   denounce  their  coun-
try,  but   the    boys   replied   by  singing
the  Greek   national    anthem  and  were
promptly massacred.


Source


Further reading:
The Aydin Massacre, June 1919
20 Mar 1919: Defeated Turk Orders Killing, Washington Herald
29 Aug 1921: Aidin a Vast Sepulchre, The New York Times

 

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