National Geographic : 1945 May
© National Geographic Society Koaacnrome oivaynara owen wana Seen from the Author's Train in Sivas, Women Rake and Cattle Thresh Turkey's Harvest Gold Dr. Williams found bumper crops and wartime prices making wheat growers financially independent. National independence was saved atthis country town. Inchaotic 1919, when partition threatened, Mustafa Kemal called patriots to Sivas. Defying the Sultan's ban, they established the Provisional Government that led tothe Republic.