28th Infantry Division (Turkey)

The 28th Mechanized Infantry Division is an infantry formation of the Turkish Land Forces.

In 1941 the 28th Infantry Division was part of IV Corps Catalca Area, First Army.[1] It was deployed from Ankara under 6th Corps[2] to Cyprus for the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974.

Since the 1970s it has formed part of 11th Corps/Cyprus Turkish Peace Forces. Major General Hilmi Özkök commanded the division in 1988-90.


  1. Mete Tunçay, "İkinci Dünya Savaşı'nın Başlarında (1939-1941) Türk Ordusu", Tarih ve Toplum, S. 35, Kasım 1986, p. 41. (Turkish)
  2. 'A Business of Some Heat'

Further reading

  • Scott Leckie, Housing and Property Restitution Rights of Refugees and Displaced Persons: Laws, Cases, and Materials, Cambridge University Press, 2007 (p. 448)
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