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Mar 25, 2010

``18th of March Gelipoli Battle and Martyrs Rememberance`` Program at IBU

On occasion of 95. Anniversary of Galipoli Battle, International Burch University organized ``18th of March Gelipoli Battle and Martyrs Rememberance`` entitled program on 25th of March 2010 .

Speaker, historian Yasar Danismaz addressed to students and academic staff gathered at IBU Conference Hall.   First part of Danismaz's historical review of Gelipoli Battle and Martyrs Rememberance and lecture aimed to elaborate the reasons who brought to the beginning of the Gelipoli War and to answer the question why Gelipoli happened. He also narrated about the battle flow and it's the most important moments. Narration of the historian was enriched with the poetry of famous Turkish poets and ended with Mehmet Akif's verses: ``What makes the flag a real flag is the blood on it. If someone died for the country it is homeland`` (``Bayraklari bayrak yapan ustundeki kandir. Toprak eger ugrunda olen varsa vatandir``) . After the questions answering part, Prof. Dr. Huseyin Padem, Rector of the University, expressed his appreciation for the lecture to historian Yasar Danismaz.


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