National Geographic : 1925 Nov
HISTORY'S GREATEST TREK 565 Photograph by C. D. Morris GHOULS FISHING FOR BODIES AFTER THE SMYRNA DISASTER (SEE TEXT, PAGE 539) Due to panic and enormous pressure, many people on the quay were either pushed overboard or committed suicide. Hundreds of corpses could be seen through the remarkably clear water of Smyrna Gulf, and youthful Turks fished them up with pieces of wire, for the purpose of loot. O E. J . Iardcastle RUINED SMYRNA: A PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN ONE YEAR AFTER THE DISASTER Under the Turkish occupation of Smyrna no cameras were permitted to be carried ashore; hence the photographer made the snapshot from shipboard.