Caucasus Army Group (Ottoman Empire)

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Caucasus Army Group
Ahmed İzzet Pasha, Ottoman commander in the Caucasus. Die Kaukasusfront. Grosser Bilderatlas des Weltkrieges, Bruckmann.jpg
Ahmet Izzet Pasha and his men
ActiveMarch 8, 1917[1][2] - December 16, 1917[3]
Country Ottoman Empire
TypeArmy group
PatronSultans of the Ottoman Empire
EngagementsCaucasus Campaign (World War I)
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Ahmet Izzet Pasha (March 8, 1917[1][2] - December 16, 1917[3])

The Caucasus Army Group or Caucasian Army Group of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: Kafkas Ordular Grubu) was one of the army groups of the Ottoman Army. It was formed during World War I.

Formation[edit]

Order of Battle, August 1917[edit]

In August 1917, the army group was structured as follows:[4]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b İsmet Görgülü, On Yıllık Harbin Kadrosu 1912-1922. Balkan - Birinci Dünya ve İstiklal Harbi, Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi, 1993, p. 123. (in Turkish)
  2. ^ a b Enis Şahin, Trabzon ve Batum konferansları ve antlaşmaları, 1917-1918, Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi, 2002, p. 155. (in Turkish)
  3. ^ a b Edward J. Erickson, Order to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, Greenwoodpress, 2001, ISBN 0-313-31516-7, p. 180.
  4. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Order to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, Greenwood Press, 2001, ISBN 0-313-31516-7, p. 170.