Battle of Sharon - General Otto Liman von Sanders later to command Yildirim Army Group, with Hans-Joachim Buddecke, and Oswald Boelcke in Turkey, 1916

Battle of Sharon - General Otto Liman von Sanders later to command Yildirim Army Group, with Hans-Joachim Buddecke, and Oswald Boelcke in Turkey, 1916

Generalleutnant Otto Liman von Sanders (February 17, 1855 – August 22, 1929) was a German general who served as adviser and military commander for the Ottoman Empire during World War I.  In 1918, the last year of the war, Liman von Sanders took over command of the Ottoman army during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, replacing the German General Erich von Falkenhayn who had been defeated by British General Allenby at the end of 1917.

Generalleutnant Otto Liman von Sanders (February 17, 1855 – August 22, 1929) was a German general who served as adviser and military commander for the Ottoman Empire during World War I. In 1918, the last year of the war, Liman von Sanders took over command of the Ottoman army during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, replacing the German General Erich von Falkenhayn who had been defeated by British General Allenby at the end of 1917.

Otto Viktor Karl Liman von Sanders. Turks called him ”Liman Pasha” or ”Lion of Gallipoli”. German General and Military commander for the Ottoman Empire during the World War I.

Otto Viktor Karl Liman von Sanders. Turks called him ”Liman Pasha” or ”Lion of Gallipoli”. German General and Military commander for the Ottoman Empire during the World War I.

Generalleutnant Otto Liman von Sanders (February 17, 1855 – August 22, 1929) was a German general who served as adviser and military commander for the Ottoman Empire during World War I. In 1918, the last year of the war, Liman von Sanders took over command of the Ottoman army during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, replacing the German General Erich von Falkenhayn who had been defeated by British General Allenby at the end of 1917.

Generalleutnant Otto Liman von Sanders (February 17, 1855 – August 22, 1929) was a German general who served as adviser and military commander for the Ottoman Empire during World War I. In 1918, the last year of the war, Liman von Sanders took over command of the Ottoman army during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, replacing the German General Erich von Falkenhayn who had been defeated by British General Allenby at the end of 1917.

From left: Oberleutnant Hans Joachim Buddecke, General Otto Liman von Sanders, Hptm Oswald Boelcke in Turkey, 1916.  Boelcke was a German flying ace of WWI and one of the most influential patrol leaders and tacticians of the early years of air combat.

From left: Oberleutnant Hans Joachim Buddecke, General Otto Liman von Sanders, Hptm Oswald Boelcke in Turkey, 1916. Boelcke was a German flying ace of WWI and one of the most influential patrol leaders and tacticians of the early years of air combat.

Generalleutnant Otto Liman von Sanders (February 17, 1855 – August 22, 1929) was a German general who served as adviser and military commander for the Ottoman Empire during World War I. In 1918, the last year of the war, Liman von Sanders took over command of the Ottoman army during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, replacing the German General Erich von Falkenhayn who had been defeated by British General Allenby at the end of 1917.

Generalleutnant Otto Liman von Sanders (February 17, 1855 – August 22, 1929) was a German general who served as adviser and military commander for the Ottoman Empire during World War I. In 1918, the last year of the war, Liman von Sanders took over command of the Ottoman army during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, replacing the German General Erich von Falkenhayn who had been defeated by British General Allenby at the end of 1917.

Officers of the 9th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment outside their headquarters in Gallipoli Town in the house which was the headquarters of General Otto Liman von Sanders during the Gallipoli campaign.

Officers of the 9th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment outside their headquarters in Gallipoli Town in the house which was the headquarters of General Otto Liman von Sanders during the Gallipoli campaign.

Otto Liman Von Sanders

Otto Liman Von Sanders

German General Otto Liman von Sanders with officers of the Ottoman High Command during the First World War. This Day in History: Mar 18, 1915: Allies open attack on Dardanelles (Gallipoli Campaign) http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

German General Otto Liman von Sanders with officers of the Ottoman High Command during the First World War. This Day in History: Mar 18, 1915: Allies open attack on Dardanelles (Gallipoli Campaign) http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Otto Liman von Sanders, auch bekannt als Liman Pascha. Sieger der Schlacht bei Gallipoli. Hundert Jahre ist das heuer her. Und eine Verbeugung vor den tapferen Australiern und Neuseeländern, die da vom Meister-Strategen Churchill ans andere Ende der Welt geschippert wurden.

Otto Liman von Sanders, auch bekannt als Liman Pascha. Sieger der Schlacht bei Gallipoli. Hundert Jahre ist das heuer her. Und eine Verbeugung vor den tapferen Australiern und Neuseeländern, die da vom Meister-Strategen Churchill ans andere Ende der Welt geschippert wurden.

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