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Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day
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Today is Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey, which celebrates the historic arrival of Ataturk at Samsun, marking the beginning of the 1919 War of Independence.
Here is a photograph of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first President of Turkey, taken on Sep 21, 1919: http://goo.gl/594ncs
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