Credit Dr. Mehmet Reshid, governor of Diarbekir Vilayet. Dr. Reshid’s special strike force, known as the Butcher’s Battalion, was responsible for the death and deportation of hundreds of thousands of people.
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- A Crumbling Empire
“You asked me how, being a doctor, I could have taken a life. Well, here is my answer: Those Armenian bandits were a bunch of harmful microbes pestering the body of this nation. A doctor’s duty is to kill microbes, isn’t it?”