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Fort Rumeli Mecidiye

Fort Rumeli Mecidiye (No. 13) saw combat during the Gallipoli Campaign (1915-1916). Her armament consisted of two 280mm L/22 and four 240mm L/35 guns. The famous Corporal Seyit Onbaşı was stationed here during the battle. The fortress was renovated in 2010/11.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: TracesOfWar.com