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The XXII Corps of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: 22 nci Kolordu or Yirmi İkinci Kolordu) was one of the corps of the Ottoman Army. It was formed during World War I.

XXII Corps
Yirmi İkinci Kolordu
Active1916–September 1918
CountryOttoman Empire
TypeCorps
PatronSultans of the Ottoman Empire
EngagementsSinai and Palestine Campaign (World War I)
Battle of Megiddo
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Miralay Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein
Miralay Refet Bele

FormationsEdit

Order of Battle, August 1917Edit

In August 1917, the corps was structured as follows:[1]

Order of Battle, January 1918, June 1918Edit

In January and June 1918, the corps was structured as follows:[2]

Order of Battle, September 1918Edit

In September 1918, the corps was structured as follows:[3]

  • XXII Corps (Palestine)
    • 7th Division, 20th Division

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Order to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, Greenwood Press, 2001, ISBN 0-313-31516-7, p. 170.
  2. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Order to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, Greenwood Press, 2001, ISBN 0-313-31516-7, p. 181, 188.
  3. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Order to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, Greenwood Press, 2001, ISBN 0-313-31516-7, p. 197.