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As we all know, Mustafa Kemal started his education life as a religious student, but soon switched to military schools. After he granduated from the War Academy in the Ottoman capital of Istanbul, he commanded many wars including the 31th of March Incident, Italo-Turkish War, the 1st and 2nd Balkan Wars, Battle of Dardanelles (WW1), Caucasian Front (WW1), Syrian Front,Middle Eastern Fronts(WW1), and of course the Turkish War of Independence.

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When the First World War ended, he was the only commander who has been defeated in any of the battles he commanded. Lets see the medals and awards he earned throughout his military life:

- Medjide Order, 5th Class

- Osminieh Order, 4th Class

- Legion d'honneur

-Osminieh Order, 3rd Class

- Order of Saint Alexander

- Imtiyaz Medal- Liyakat Medal x2

- Iron Cross

- Osminieh Order, 2nd class

- Austro-Hungarian Military Merit

- Austro-Hungarian Merit Cross

- Medjidie Order, 2nd Class

- Iron Cross 1st Class

- Iron Cross 2nd Class

- Austro-Hungarian Military Merit, 2nd Class

- Austro-Hungarian Merit Cross, 3rd Class

- Medjidie Order, 2nd Class

- Imtiyaz Medal- Medjidie Order, 1st Class

- Order of the Crown of Russia, 1st Class

- Ottoman War Veteran Medal

- Aliyulala Order

- Turkish Medal of Independence,

- Murassa Order,

- Sadakat (Loyalty) Hizmet (Service) Salibi

Frosty98B - - 1,339 comments

Great man!

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Turkish007 Author
Turkish007 - - 3,265 comments

I agree.

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MasterofMetal - - 2,829 comments

What is the highest honour Turkey could bestow in Mustafa's time?

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Turkish007 Author
Turkish007 - - 3,265 comments

Highest thing would be Field-Marshal.

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MasterofMetal - - 2,829 comments

Medal, not rank.

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