Yemen Türküsü

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Yemen Türküsü is a very well known Turkish folk song (türkü means Turkish folk song). It is about Turkish soldiers who were sent to Yemen in the First World War to fight a battle against The United Kingdom and Rebel Arabs for the Ottoman Empire. They went to Yemen from Muş,a city in the east of Turkey.They all died in Yemen.So after that tragedy, the Yemen song wrote by the local people of Muş for the memories of soldiers' death in Yemen.


Below are the lyrics in Turkish, and English: