Daily Archives: September 13, 2017

Today marks 95 years since the Great Fire of Smyrna

The Great Fire of Smyrna or the Catastrophe of Smyrna destroyed much of the port city of Smyrna in Turkey in September 1922. Eyewitness reports state that the fire began on 13 September 1922 and lasted until it was largely extinguished on 22 September. It occurred … Continue reading

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