The events at Smyrna in September 1922 are vividly told in Lou Ureneck’s book Smyrna, September 1922. The book also describes the heroes and villains of the Smyrna Holocaust. Read about Asa K. Jennings, the Methodist pastor who against all odds played a major role in rescuing Greeks and Armenians from Smyrna, Halsey Powell, the US Navy commander who helped put the rescue mission into motion, and villains such as Admiral Mark Bristol, the US High Commissioner who was decidedly anti-Greek and did everything in his power to hide the atrocities committed by the Turks at #Smyrna.
Eylül 17, 2016
In September 1922, the richest city of the Mediterranean was burned, and countless numbers of Christian refugees killed. The city was Smyrna, and the event was the…