S01 E53 - Giles Milton on the Destruction of Smyrna, 1922

Aspects of History by Oliver Webb-Carter
This week's pod discusses the horrific events in Smyrna, Asia Minor, in 1922 - modern day Izmir in Turkey. On the centenary, Giles Milton and I discuss the horrific events that killed tens of thousands of Levantines living peacefully in the city, and caused a humanitarian disaster. If you don't know about this, you should. Giles is a frie  ...  See more
Sep 17 2022
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ww1izmirsmyrna 1922genocidegreek historyturkish historyturkeygreeceataturk