2nd Corps (Turkey)

The 2nd Corps (Turkish: 2. Kolordu) is a field corps of the Turkish Army. It is headquartered at Gelibolu in Çanakkale Province. It appears to be under command of General Yıldırım Güvenç.[1]

In 1941, it appears to have been part of the Second Army's Dardanelles and Marmara Area, and had its headquarters at Gelibolu with the 4th Infantry Division, the 69th Infantry Division, the 32nd Infantry Division, the 66th Infantry Division, and the 72nd Infantry Brigade.

In 1974, it was part of the First Army (Turkey).[2]

In 1995-96, Lale Sarıibrahimoğlu reported that the corps consisted of the:[3]


  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-14. Retrieved 2013-12-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. British Military Attache's Annual Report on the Turkish Army, Annex A to DA/48, dated 30 March 1974, FCO 9/2127 via Public Record Office, Kew
  3. Diagram 4, 'First Army' in Chapter 5, 'Turkish Armed Forces' Archived 2013-12-14 at the Wayback Machine in Umit Cizre (ed.), 'Democratic Oversight and Reform of the Security Sector in Turkey,' Archived 2013-12-14 at the Wayback Machine LIT/DCAF 2008, ISBN 978-3-0858-0969-0.

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