Greek prisoners being marched to an unknown destination.

Greek prisoners being marched to an unknown destination.

 

Source
Hurst's International. April 1923. Vol. XLIII No. 4.

Description
A group of a thousand or more tired, dusty and ragged Greek prisoners near Philadelphia (today Alaşehir) being marched to an unknown destination in the intertior of Turkey. Some are soldiers but the majority are Greek civilians who had been separated from their families on the quays of Smyrna in September 1922 when the city was taken by Turkish forces and burned to the ground.

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Asia Minor

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