We who served tours of duty with the American military in Turkey are well schooled in the fact that Turkey is a modern republic. Despite being the center of civilization for over 5,000 years, and our full recognition that Turkey cares for and acknowledges responsibility for the artifacts of its history, Turkey has left a lifelong imprint on each of us.
The life of Ataturk in Turkey's History from Wikipedia
Full Biography of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (In Turkish; can be translated into English if you use Google Chrome, Firefox, etc.
U.S. Department of State Background of Turkey
Turkey Culture and Tourism
Lonely Planet World Guide to Turkey
Turkish Embassy, Washington, DC. In Turkish; can be translated to English if you use Google Chrome or Firefox, etc.
All About Turkey
Steep yourself in Turkish History
The Turkish People
Hans Hendricksen's loving photgraphs of Turkey
Buy Turkish goods from decor to music
View countless videos of Turkey and Turkish Life
Also, see the links on our main page