In this paper, the article written by Eşref Edib with the Ottoman Turkish was transferred to today’s Turkish. Article’s name was “Heroism of Marash and Aintab People” which was written in Sebil’ür-Reşâd.
In the introduction part of the article, first of all, the occupation process of Marash and Ayntab during to the National Struggle was dealt with. In addition, Sebıl’ür-Resad Magazine, which was identified with our Independent Poet Mehmet Akif Ersoy and his close friend Eşref Edib, in the years of the National Struggle, this magazine’s contributions to the National Struggle have been evaluated in detail. After the Mondros Armistice, on the confrontation with the danger of occupation of the country, contents of the articles written in the Journal of Sebil’ür-Reşâd were supporting the struggle both in Western Anatolia and in Central Anatolia.
These articles have aroused the national consciousness of the Turkish nation and with the inspiration and spiritual power of this consciousness, successful struggle were given against the Greeks, especially in the Western Anatolian Region,
In the years of the National Struggle, Sebıl’ür-Reşâd Magazine brought up the struggle of two major cities from the Southeastern Anatolia region, against the enemy occupation, with the title of “Heroism Of Marash And Ayntab People.” Thus, the magazine became a kind of spokesmen of the struggle given throughout Anatolia. In this paper, this article published in Sebıl’ür-Reşâd, was also supported by other researches on the subject and has been tried to be evaluated.