Entente States had startedoccupations in the territory of the Ottoman State in the light of thesecretagreementssigned during the war with the Mondros Armistice, which was signedafter the First World War. The British, who are sensitive on South East Anatolia andtheSyrianTerritories, occupiedtheterritories of Maraş, Urfa, Antep and Adana. These occupiedplaceschangedhands in accordancewiththe Syria Agreementsigned on September 15, 1919, and France became a newoccupier. The fatefulunitythatstartedwiththeseoccupations of Antep andMarascontinueduntilthelastphase of thecombat. Inparticular, theArmenians’ alliancewiththeoccupationforcesandtheirattacks on thespiritualvalues of thepeoplehaveincreasedthespirituality of thepeople in thesecities. Antep and Maraş NationalStruggle, whichhavemanycommonpoints, appeared in the form of gangsandcitywars in Kuva-yi Milliye, and a greatexample of strugglewasexhibited. These wars were eventuallyrewarded by parliament in bothcities. These wars, which changedthecourse of theNationalStruggle, played an important role in thedestiny of the country; Increased the motivation of the peopleandledtotheliberation of alloccupiedlands.
Key Words: Maraş, Antep, Kuva-yi Milliye, Sütçü İmam, Şehit Kamil, Arslan Bey, Şahin Bey.