The Zeytun Uprising – August 1862

The Zeytun Uprising – August 1862

On August 2, 1862, the Turks failed to seize Zeytun in spite of their numerical superiority. The Turks lost 2,000 soldiers and abandoned a plethora of weaponry on the battlefield. The name of Markos Tashchyan would be inscribed in history: he was the one to destroy two Turkish cannons, significantly weakening the Turkish army. Severe …

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