The documents were directed towards Muslim prisoners of war from Russia. They were published in Tatar language and date from 1915. Continue reading
Volume 3 of the series Memoria published by the Orient-Institut Istanbul is written from the unusual perspective of a young man of a foreign army, who documents his perceptions of the everyday life in the alien metropolis.
Ruben Gallé edited the diaries and letters of his great-grandfather. It is a unique personal testimony about Istanbul in the last year of the war.