XXI Corps (Ottoman Empire)

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XXI Corps
Yirmi Birinci Kolordu
Active 1916–
Country Ottoman Empire
Type Corps
Patron Sultans of the Ottoman Empire
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Miralay Nurettin Bey (October 1916-November 1918[1])

The XXI Corps of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: 21 nci Kolordu or Yirmi Birinci Kolordu) was one of the corps of the Ottoman Army. It was formed during World War I.

World War I[edit]

Order of Battle, August 1917, January 1918, June 1918[edit]

In August 1917, January 1918, June 1918, the corps was structured as follows:[2]

Order of Battle, September 1918[edit]

In September 1918, the corps was structured as follows:[3]

After Mudros[edit]

Order of Battle, November 1918[edit]

In November 1918, the corps was structured as follows:[4]

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. 32. (Turkish)
  2. ^ 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, 181, 188.
  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. 197.
  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. 202.