Typed document signed 'Liman von Sanders', sent to Hadji Adil Bey, who was an Ottoman statesman.

Typed document signed 'Liman von Sanders', sent to Hadji Adil Bey, who was an Ottoman statesman.

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LIMAN VON SANDERS (OTTO VIKTOR KARL), (German general), (1855-1929).

Oberkommando der 5. Armee, Panderma (Bandirma), 1916.

Original typescript document signed by Otto Liman von Sanders, sent to Haci Mehmed Adil Bey [Arda], (1869-1935), who was the President of TBMM [i.e. The Ottoman parliament] in its period. 33x21 cm. In French. 1 p. 12 lines. Letterhead 'Oberkommando der 5. Armee' in Bandirma. "Son excellence, Hadji Adil Bey, President de la Chambre des Deputee Ottomane, Constantinople. Votre excellence! En consideration du grand inter'et que Votre Excellence a temoigne pour les operations militaires dirigees vontre l'Ile de Koesten je me fais un plaisir de faire parvenir oi-joint a Votre Excellence quelques photographies de cette Ile. Avec l'expression de mes hommages reiteres j'ai l'honneur d'être. Liman von Sanders". [i.e. His Excellency, Hadji Adil Bey, President of the Ottoman Chamber of Deputies, Constantinople. Your excellence! In consideration of the great interest that Your Excellency has shown in the military operations directed at the Island of Kos, I am pleased to send attached to Your Excellency some photographs of this Island. With the expression of my reiterated homage I have the honor to be. Liman von Sanders]. Otto Viktor Karl Liman von Sanders was a German general who served as an adviser and military commander to the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. In 1918 he commanded an Ottoman army during the Gallipoli, Sinai and Palestine Campaign.