15 Sep 1922: Bodies in Mudania Harbor, New York Times


Americans Report Appalling Situation in Refugees' Stampede.

The New York Times,
September 15, 1922 


   CONSTANTINOPLE, Sept. 14, (Asso-
ciated   Press).  -  American   subchaser
No. 96  has  arrived  here  with  reports
of the   appalling  situation  at Mudania,
on the  Sea of Marmora, where the har-
bor is  filled with the bodies of refugees
who stampeded when the last vessel de-
parted before the Turkish occupation.
   Fifty thousand refugees, without food
or water, lined  the  waterfront for miles
in the  broiling  sun, with  arms  uplifted
pleading  to  taken  off. Those  brought
here    included   fifteen   Americanized
Greeks and  Mr. Ketchum  an employee
of the Standard Oil company.


Further Reading:
The Great Fire | Smyrna September 1922
La Mort de Smyrne (The Death of Smyrna), René Puaux
16 Sep 1922: Turks Killed 120,000, East Oregonian
15 Sep 1922: Turks Kill Women and Babes, The Evening Star
18 Sep 1922: Smyrna Ablaze. Stories of Massacre

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