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Greek-American Louis Metaxas Searching for Americanos in Asia Minor by Stavros T. Stavridis, published in The National Herald, March 2, 2019

Greek Prisoners of War in Turkey in Early 1924 & the Infamous Labor Battalions by Stavros T. Stavridis, published in The National Herald, August 28, 2018

The Japanese at Smyrna, Tokei Maru, 1922 by Prof. Dan Georgakas, published in The National Herald, August 4, 2018

The 1914 Persecutions and the First Attempt at an Exchange of Minorities Between Greece and Turkey by Yannis G. Mourelos

Pontian Claims at Paris Peace Conference 1919, Toynbee’s Comments – published in The National Herald, July 29, 2017

In Istanbul, a once-mighty newspaper that serves the country’s dwindling Greek community is in danger of collapse – October 17, 2014

On This Day (9 Sept 1922): Turkey wins three-year war with Greece – Yahoo News UK 8 Sept 2014

First Divine Liturgy in 90+ Years in Only Church to Survive Smyrna Fire – Pappas Post, 25 Aug 2014

Ayvalik: Ghosts Awakened – Greeks of Turkey – Pappas Post, 22 July 2014

The Truth Is Finally Revealed: The Genocide of the Pontic Greeks, published by Hellas Frappe, July 2014

Turkey’s Gorgeous Ghost Town – Kayaoy, Anatolian Village – Daily Beast 12 July 2014

Sano Halo, Grandmother of the Pontian Greeks, Passes Away – GreekReporter, May 2014

Journey to Livissi, A Greek Village on Sale in Asia Minor – ekathimerini – March 10, 2014

Human Rights Court orders Turkey to pay 5 million euros to Greek siblings (property dispute) – ekathimerini 2013

Ancient Greek Dialect in Black Sea – HellasFrappe 2012

Manuscript of Great Historic Importance Found in Instanbul – Greek Reporter Europe, May 16, 2012

Mikrasia Revisited: A Glimpse of Peristasi in Eastern Thrace article by James L. Marketos, Esq.

Work with the Asia Minor Refugees at Athens – The American Journal of Nursing, Nov. 1922

Turkish Girl Elopes with Christian Greek and Mohammedans Are Horrified – Chicago Daily Tribune, August 20, 1911

Cappadocia, Turkey – TV Producers Burn Greek Orthodox Church

National Geographic “Under the Heel of the Turk” 1918

1914: The Hellenic Genocide in the Danish Archives by Dr. Racho Donef, Sydney, Australia – published in Armenian, Assyrian and Hellenic Genocide News, 2004

Helping Greek Americans in Search of Their Asia Minor Roots


Persecutions of Greeks in Turkey Before the European War by Archimandrite Alexander Papadopoulos; published 1919 for the Central Committee of the Unredeemed Greeks in conjunction with the American-Hellenic Society, New York by Oxford University Press, New York – FREE ebook – 227 Greek names transcribed

Persecutions of Greeks in Turkey Since Beginning of European War – Translated from Official Greek Documents, published 1918 for American Hellenic Society – FREE ebook – 319 Greek names transcribed

A Survey of the Turkish Empire by W. Eton; published London 1798 – FREE ebook

The Black Book – The Tragedy of Pontus, 1914-1922 – Includes lists of names of executed and condemned to penal servitude – published Athens 1922 – FREE ebook

The Black Book of the Sufferings of the Greek People in Turkey friom the Armistice to the end of 1920; 715 names transcribed; published 1920 Constantinople, Press of the Patriarchate – FREE ebook

THE MARTYRDOM OF SMYRNA AND EASTERN CHRISTENDOM; A File of Overwhelming Evidence, Denouncing the Misdeeds of the Turks in Asia Minor and showing their Responsibility for the Horrors of Smyrna – Compiled and Prefaced by Dr. Lysimachos Oeconomos, first published in 1922 – FREE ebook

Under the Turk in Constantinople by G. F. Abbott, Published by MacMillan and Co., Limited in 1920 – FREE ebook

CAMERA OTTOMANA: Photography and Modernity in the Ottoman Empire 1840-1914 Edited by Zeynep Celik and Edhem Eldem, Copyright 2015 by Koc University Publications, Istanbul – FREE ebook

Denying Human Rights & Ethnic Identity – The Greeks of Turkey; A Helsinki Watch Report, Human Rights Watch, published 1992 – FREE ebook (includes list of deaths in 1955 riots, churches and schools damaged)

Genocide in the Ottoman Empire: Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks, 1913-1923 edited by George N. Shirinian, published February 1, 2017 by Berghahn Books

Hellenism in Asia Minor by Karl Dieterich; published for the American-Hellenic Society, New York, 1918 – FREE ebook

Ottoman Greeks in the Age of Nationalism: Politics, Economy, and Society in the Nineteenth Century” edited by Dimitri Gondicas and Charles Issawl was published in 1999 by the Darwin Press, Inc., New Jersey (190 Names Listed)

Our Own Foreigners – re: Greek and Turkish Population Exchanges

Paradise Lost: Smyrna 1922 – The Destruction of a Christian City in the Islamic World by Giles Milton; published in 2008 by Basic Books, New York

Ships of Mercy, The True Story of the Rescue of the Greeks – Smyrna, September 1922 by Christos Papoutsy; published 2008 by Peter E. Randall Publisher, New Hampshire

The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1453 by 1768. The Ottoman Empire by Molly Greene, published 2015 by Edinburgh University Press Ltd. – 53 Greek Names Mentioned in Book

The Mechanism of Catastrophe – Turkish Pogrom of September 6-7, 1955, Destruction of Greek Community of Istanbul by Speros Vryonis, Jr. published in 2005

Twice a Stranger – Mass Expulsions that Forged Modern Greece and Turkey by Bruce Clark; published 2006 by Harvard University Press

Films / Videos

The Last Greeks of Prince Islands

Interviews with Anatolian immigrants in Greece


Ottoman Greeks of the U.S. Project

The Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center

Travelogues – Travellers’ Views 15th – 20th Century Greece, Asia Minor

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