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Faik Türün Papers

Period  1950-1985
Total size   0.25 m.
Consultation Not restricted

Biography

Born in Bursa, Turkey 1913, died in Istanbul 2003; served the Turkish Armed Forces during the occupation of Japan 1950-1951; general in the Turkish Army; one of the leading persons of the Turkish Counter-Guerilla from 1971, accused of torture practices; member of the Turkish Parliament for the Justice Party (Adalet Partisi, AP) from 1977.

Content

Letters sent by Faik Türün from Japan to his family 1950-1951; incoming letters and invitations, notes and typescripts 1970-1985.