Day archives: June 1st, 2020

Large-Scale Looting By Turkish Soldiers In Yerevan – 1918

Large-Scale Looting By Turkish

In 1918, about a month after the signing of the Mudros Armistice, American officer James Erol stationed in Eastern Armenia reported that from December 2 to 5, 1918, he had witnessed widespread looting committed by Turkish soldiers in Yerevan, Alexandropol, and other Armenian cities and settlements. The Turks took from the Armenians 7 million pounds …