May 19, 1919 is the day when the Turkish nation crowned our struggle for independence with the belief of “Istiklal or Death” under the leadership of Gazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the presence of the Turkish nation in Anatolia and the cry of the seven sovereigns of national sovereignty began.
Published May 19, the day Turkey are the foundations of our Republic.
For this reason, while Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk said that his birthday was May 19, he presented this day as a feast to the young people, and he wanted the spirit of May 19 to be kept alive with his Address to Youth. Because the spirit of May 19 is the guarantee of the Republic of Turkey to live forever.
The beginning of the Turkish railways' golden age is May 19. He understands the importance of the railway in the Independence Struggle Ataturk, ushered railway mobilization to ensure development in all areas of the Republic of Turkey.
“Railways are a country's more important safety weapon than a wholesale rifle.” He nationalized the railway lines owned by foreign states and ensured the construction of 3 kilometers of railway lines.
Once more in this meaningful day, we commemorate Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, his fellow soldiers, and our martyrs, patriots who express their lives for the country with gratitude and gratitude. May their souls be challenged.
Happy 19 May Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day.
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