II Caucasian Corps (Ottoman Empire)

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II Caucasian Corps
İkinci Kafkas Kolordusu
Active September 1916–
Country Ottoman Empire
Type Corps
Patron Sultans of the Ottoman Empire
Engagements Caucasus Campaign (World War I)
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Mirliva Mustafa Fevzi Pasha (September 7-July 5, 1917[1])
Mirliva Yakup Şevki Pasha (August 10, 1917-June 8, 1918[2])

The II Caucasian Corps of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: 2 nci Kafkas Kolordusu or İkinci Kafkas Kolordusu) was one of the corps of the Ottoman Army. It was formed during World War I.

Formations[edit]

Order of Battle, December 1916, August 1917, January 1918[edit]

In December 1916, August 1917, January 1918, the corps was structured as follows:[3]

Sources[edit]

  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. 54. (Turkish)
  2. ^ T.C. Genelkurmay Harp Tarihi Başkanlığı Yayınları, Türk İstiklâl Harbine Katılan Tümen ve Daha Üst Kademlerdeki Komutanların Biyografileri, p. 67. (Turkish)
  3. ^ 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. 154, 170, 181.