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Bengü Gürtuna
18 March 2012, 2.25pm

As I am a Turkish woman, I

As I am a Turkish woman, I love him so much for what he has done not only at war fields, also for life style, art, music, culture for a new country.

pınar güneş
18 March 2012, 2.36pm

He is the greatest leader in

He is the greatest leader in the world.

Eduardo Herrera
18 March 2012, 2.40pm

The greatest leader of the

The greatest leader of the world

uğur
18 March 2012, 2.41pm

the greatest leader ever

the greatest leader ever

cagdas
18 March 2012, 2.43pm

the biggest commander

the biggest commander

izzet ceren
18 March 2012, 2.48pm

Ataturk showed that enemies

Ataturk showed that enemies can be turned in friendship with great leader as England and Turkey establish strategic partnership in a good frienship and relationships.

Bulut Okcu
18 March 2012, 2.59pm

Atatürk always better than

Atatürk always better than other people.

skylar
18 March 2012, 3.00pm

he is a genius

he is a genius

Ferhat Temiz
18 March 2012, 3.02pm
Kutlay Yagmur
18 March 2012, 3.08pm

He was not only a great

He was not only a great commander also a great leader for Turkey. He transformed Turkish society from being a conservative religious society into a modern western oriented nation.

Bulent
18 March 2012, 3.10pm

he's great commander

he's great commander

Gokalp
18 March 2012, 3.13pm

forever ATATÜRK!!

forever ATATÜRK!!

caglayan
18 March 2012, 3.14pm

i love mustafa kemal

i love mustafa kemal

Orkun Baydar
18 March 2012, 3.14pm

Greatest COMMANDER ever

Greatest COMMANDER ever

Tunç Tuncer-Kennedy
18 March 2012, 3.19pm

M.K.A. is a spectacular

M.K.A. is a spectacular strategist.

Cagla
18 March 2012, 3.21pm

The greatest leader ever

The greatest leader ever after who created a modern country with no resources but with the hearts full of independency passion!

Semih Hastemir
18 March 2012, 3.27pm

The best

The best

ergin şakoğlu
18 March 2012, 3.28pm

what he made in first world

what he made in first world war was really impossible but he achieved and gain his natinons freedom!

Oguz Kandemir
18 March 2012, 4.18pm

I think this is more then

I think this is more then enough:

Hard in battle, Kemal was nevertheless gracious to his enemies, later writing of the Allied soldiers killed at Gallipoli: ‘Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives... You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and the Mehmets to us where they lie side by side now here in this country of ours... you, the mothers, who sent their sons from faraway countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace. After having lost their lives on this land. They have become our sons as well.’

M. Aral
18 March 2012, 4.20pm

No need to say more: The

No need to say more: The genius of our century - centuries rarely produce a genius. Look at this bad luck of ours, that great genius of our era was granted to the Turkish nation (ATATURK)." David Lloyd George, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

John
18 March 2012, 4.20pm

The Father of all Turks!

The Father of all Turks!

Kaptan
18 March 2012, 4.21pm

ATATURK was the commander of

ATATURK was the commander of commanders.

NameAYLA OZ
18 March 2012, 4.28pm

MUSTAFA ATATURK, hi is the is

MUSTAFA ATATURK, hi is the is one of the best commanders, and politician in the world.
Ataturk great general and nation builder.

Oguz Kandemir
18 March 2012, 4.29pm

General MacArthur visited

General MacArthur visited Atatürk at 1931 and had long conversations with him concerning the gathering clouds of war in Europe. In one of these conversations, Atatürk said: "The Versailles peace settlement will not end the reasons that started the World War. It has deepened the gap between nations, for there were centuries that imposed peace and forced the stipulations upon those who were defeated. Versailles was settled under the influence of hatred and was an expression of revenge. It went beyond the meaning of an armistice. If you Americans had decided not to be involved in European events and had followed up President Wilson's suggestions, this period would have been longer, but the result of the settlement would have been peace. Just as the period of settlement would have been longer, the hatred and revenge would have been lessened and lasting peace would have been possible." [Editor's note: The Americans were indeed involved with the War after 1916, but after the War the public opinion in the U.S. changed. The Senate did not ratify the Versailles Treaty. America minded its own business. The Wilson principles were distorted by the British and the French to suit their own purposes, which of course sawed the seeds of World War II] Atatürk continued to prophesy: "To my understanding, just as it happened yesterday, the future of Europe will be dependent upon Germany. That nation is dynamic and disciplined. If Germany unites, it will seek to shake off the yoke of the Versailles Treaty. Germany, Russia, and England will have a strong army to conquer Europe. The next war will come from 1940 to 1945. France has lost the spirit of creating a powerful army, and therefore, England will not depend upon France to protect herself. France will no longer be a buffer state. "Italy will improve, somewhat, under Mussolini. He will first try to avoid war, if he can. But I fear that he will try to play the role of Caesar and it will prove to the World that Italy cannot produce a powerful army yet."

"America will not be able to avoid war and Germany will be defeated only through her interference. If authorities in Europe do not get together on the basis of controversies of political contacts and try to placate their own hatreds and interests, it will be tragic."

"The Troubles of England, France, and Germany will not come first or be of primary importance. Something new from the East of Europe has come up that will take primary place of importance. This new threat will spend whatever is available in its resources for international revolution. This power will utilize new political methods to achieve these goals. These methods are not known by Americans and Europeans and this power will try to make use of our small mistakes and the mistakes of Western nations."

"The victorious power after the war between 1940 and 1945 will not be England, France, or Germany, but Bolshevism. Being closest to Russia and having had many wars with her in the past, Turkey is watching Russia closely and sees the whole danger developing. Russia knows how to influence and awaken the minds of Eastern countries, and how to give them ideas of nationalism. Russia has encouraged hatred towards the West. Bolshevism is getting to be a power and a great threat to Europe and Asia."

Aylin
18 March 2012, 4.38pm

HE is a legend !!!!

HE is a legend !!!!

uzunbekiroglu
18 March 2012, 4.42pm

Kemal Ataturk was the great

Kemal Ataturk was the great commandant

Azimet bozkus
18 March 2012, 4.43pm

Atatürk is the biggest leader

Atatürk is the biggest leader in the world.ATATÜRK was friend of world.

Fatma Kılıç
18 March 2012, 4.44pm

A military hero who had won

A military hero who had won victory after victory against many foreign invaders, Atatürk knew the value of peace and, during his Presidency, did his utmost to secure and strengthen it throughout the world.His creation of modern Turkey and his contribution to the world have made Atatürk an historic figure of enduring influence.He is a genius international peacemaker.

Oguz Kandemir
18 March 2012, 4.45pm

M. Kemal Atatürk: - Men, I am

M. Kemal Atatürk:
- Men, I am not ordering you to attack. I am ordering you to die. In the time that it takes us to die, other forces and commanders can come and take our place.
Orders to the 57th Infantry Regiment, at the Battle of Gallipoli (25 April 1915)

- Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
16. March 1923

- Peace at home, peace in the world.

- The future is in the skies.

- Mankind is a single body and each nation a part of that body. We must never say "What does it matter to me if some part of the world is ailing?" If there is such an illness, we must concern ourselves with it as though we were having that illness.

-

Stag34
18 March 2012, 4.46pm

He's a hero ever!

He's a hero ever!

BARIS
18 March 2012, 4.46pm

absolutely the BEST !!!

absolutely the BEST !!!

sansız türk
18 March 2012, 4.48pm

century, the great commander,

century, the great commander, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk bestowed on humanity

ARDICH
18 March 2012, 4.56pm

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is the

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is the greatest leader in World History. And I think there is no measure or a scale comparable to Mustafa Kemal with others .

Ayşe Esma Karay
18 March 2012, 4.56pm

Atatürk was the one of the

Atatürk was the one of the important leader all over the world. He was clever, full of honor and prescient. I am proud of being Turkish thanks to Atatürk.

Bahri Sensebat
18 March 2012, 5.05pm

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is grad

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is grad commander and creator modern Türkey

Hatice
18 March 2012, 5.05pm

Mustafa Kemal-great commander

Mustafa Kemal-great commander and a Nation Builder.

kaan
18 March 2012, 5.08pm

I think Mustafa Kemal ist the

I think Mustafa Kemal ist the greatest commander, because build the republic of turkey from the ruins of the ottoman empire.. the enemies were a lot.. and i'm sure they tought they will march in and conquer the country.. but with mustafa kemals intelligence, his heart and patriotism he convinced the turkish nation resist against enemies.. and he made it.. he and the turkish people with their big hearts.. alone against a lot of enemies.. they build the republic of turkey..

Ali
18 March 2012, 5.09pm

My Hero!

My Hero!

vahdet
18 March 2012, 5.09pm

Our leader, Ataturk The Our

Our leader, Ataturk The
Our leader, Ataturk
The creator of the Republic of Turkey
Commander to change the fate of the world
And the father of the Turks, our father
ancestor - TÜRK, ATATÜRK:

Murat ASCI
18 March 2012, 5.10pm

Great leader, great

Great leader, great commander... He gave inspiration to the people of "the sick man of Europe" to stand up and fight for their freedom. We will never forget you...

KADRIYE ARAS
18 March 2012, 5.10pm

He's the big hiro, big

He's the big hiro, big commander, big lider !.... We always remember him with respect.
We love and miss you Mustafa Kemal Ataturk......You'll always live in our hearts.

Erdem
18 March 2012, 5.13pm

Exactly M. KEMAL ATATÜRK

Exactly M. KEMAL ATATÜRK !!!

Our leader of the largest and most glorious of the history ...

metin
18 March 2012, 5.23pm

Atatürk is the best ,

Atatürk is the best ,

ufuktan
18 March 2012, 5.24pm

best commander ever!

best commander ever!

Mike Dawn
18 March 2012, 5.25pm

Try to think of the most

Try to think of the most remarkable leader ever lived in the world until now, and compare all of them with Atatürk. None of them are respected, accepted and not forgotten as Ataturk in Turkey. Ataturk is carved into the hearts of Turkish people and it also seems that his carvings on haearts of Turks will never disapear.

Okan Doganaslan
18 March 2012, 5.28pm

"Those heroes that shed their

"Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives…
You are now living in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and the Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours…
You, the mothers, who sent their sons from faraway countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace, after having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well."
Ataturk, 1934
What a great man!
Today it is the 18th of March. 97 years ago he and his soldiers fought agains the british imperalism at Gallipoli and became a hero not only in Turkey. We will never forget you!
Okan from Gelibolu!

faruk solak
18 March 2012, 5.29pm

A brave and intelligent

A brave and intelligent commander, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, a leader who did not hate on enemies no birzaman battles. implemented a just application of the rules in the military.

mert öz
18 March 2012, 5.30pm

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is the

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is the Best Commander and Greatest Leader of all the times...

Cılgın TURK
18 March 2012, 5.47pm

The genius of our century -

The genius of our century - centuries rarely produce a genius. Look at this bad luck of ours, that great genius of our era was granted to the Turkish nation."
David Lloyd George, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Alp Berker
18 March 2012, 5.55pm

An all around great military

An all around great military leader and diplomat, there wasn't much he couldn't do that he put his mind to. An inspiational figure no doubt.

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