2nd Corps (Turkey)

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The 2nd Corps (Turkish: 2. Kolordu) is a field corps of the Turkish Army. It is headquartered at Gelibolu in Çanakkale Province. It appears to be under command of General Yıldırım Güvenç.[1]

In 1974, it was part of the First Army (Turkey).[2]

In 1995-96, Lale Sarıibrahimoğlu reported that the corps consisted of the:[3]

  • Corps Headquarters (Gelibolu)
    • 4th Mechanized Infantry Brigade (Keşan)
    • 8th Mechanized Infantry Brigade (Tekirdağ)
    • 18th Mechanized Infantry Brigade (Gelibolu)
    • 95th Armored Brigade (Malkara)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.canakkale.gov.tr/9732/vali-ahmet-cinar-2-kolordu-komutani-korgeneral-yildirim-guvenci-ziyaret-etti
  2. ^ British Military Attache's Annual Report on the Turkish Army, Annex A to DA/48, dated 30 March 1974, FCO 9/2127 via Public Record Office, Kew
  3. ^ Diagram 4, 'First Army' in Chapter 5, 'Turkish Armed Forces' in Umit Cizre (ed.), 'Democratic Oversight and Reform of the Security Sector in Turkey,' LIT/DCAF 2008, ISBN 978-3-0858-0969-0.