Day archives: October 14th, 2018

The Battle of Musa Dagh – September 12, 1915

The Battle of Musa Dagh - September 12, 1915

103 years ago, on September 12, 1915, the 40-day heroic defense at Mount Musa Dagh (Musa Ler) ended in victory. Located in Western Armenia, Mount Musa Dagh was a hotbed of Armenian resistance during the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Residents of the Armenian villages surrounding the mountain climbed Musa Dagh, fleeing from the attack of Ottoman …