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But not only Istanbul University has lost some of its prime students. In the "Turkish yearbook of Gallipoli Studies", (Çanakkale 2004 / p.161-162), Osman Kafadak & Ahmet Esenkaya give more details in their article "Thoughts and recommendations on the educated generations lost in the Gallipoli Campaign” :
... and it can be stated that based upon the required age to join the army, there were about 45.000 students who were studying at the existing Ottoman educational institutions and half of whom probably had joined various fronts during the First World War.
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