A short while after the Treaty of Mondros, like many places of Anatolia, thecity of Maraş was occupied by the Allies within the judgments of thetreaty as well. As a result of these crettreaties (Skeys-Picot) made between Allies, there gionwasfirstoccupiedbythe English forcesandlaterbythe French forces. When the Armenians, with theaim of buildingup an Armenian State in theregionwiththesupport of the French forces, begantothreatenandgoagainst the Muslim, Turkish community, the communitytookactiontowintheirfreedom. After the tough fights, The French forceswereforcedtoleavethecity on 12th February 1920. Afterthisfailure, theArmenians had toleavethecity as well. This success that was wonagainst the French forcesandthe Armeniangangs, Showed that the Turkish National Strugglefor Independencemight be successful in Anatolia and as it was the first success, it turnedto be an examplefor the Anatolian community.