For ten days in September 1922, Smyrna, Greece, was on fire.
For ten days, the Turkish military razed the historic Mediterranean port city to the ground. Armenian and Grecian citizens alike were murdered and raped in the numbers of tens of thousands, with more left to burn alive in the generational wreckage of civilization.
"Two young women were seized by the Turks and after being raped their breasts were cut off and they were laid in the roadway...two Turks held a Greek while a third one ran his bayonet through the poor devil’s stomach." - eyewitness account from British seaman.
For ten days a city and its inhabitants burned, left to rot and die by an oppressor. Tens of thousands…