Asım Gündüz

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Âsım Gündüz
1316-P. 2[1]
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Born (1880-12-01)December 1, 1880
Kütahya, Ottoman Empire
Died January 14, 1970(1970-01-14) (aged 90)
Istanbul, Turkey
Buried at Zincirlikuyu Cemetery
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
 Turkey
Years of service Ottoman: 1901–1920
Turkey: August 3, 1921 – August 3, 1945
Rank Orgeneral
Commands held Chief of Staff of the III Corps, Chief of Staff of the Sinai Front, Vice Chief of Staff of the Eighth Army, 48th Division, teacher of tactics in the Staff Collage, teacher of princes, 2nd division of the General Staff
Chief of Staff of the Western Front, Deputy Chief of the General Staff, VIII Corps, IX Corps, V Corps, member of the Military Supreme Council
Battles/wars Balkan Wars
First World War
War of Independence
Other work Member of the GNAT (Kütahya)
Âsım Gündüz in Antakya, Hatay Province

Âsım Gündüz (1880; Kütahya – January 14, 1970; Ankara) was an officer of the Ottoman Army and a general of the Turkish Army. During the Second World War he was the assistant of Chief of the General Staff Fevzi Çakmak[2] Gündüz knew and was a friend of Nazi military leader Wilhelm Keitel.[2]

Âsım Gündüz

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  1. ^ T.C. Genelkurmay Harp Tarihi Başkanlığı Yayınları, Türk İstiklâl Harbine Katılan Tümen ve Daha Üst Kademlerdeki Komutanların Biyografileri, Genkurmay Başkanlığı Basımevi, Ankara, 1972, p. 124. (Turkish)
  2. ^ a b John M. VanderLippe, The politics of Turkish democracy: İsmet İnönü and the formation of the multi-party system, 1938-1950, SUNY Press, 2005 ISBN 0-7914-6435-0, page 40

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