TURKISH F-4 WAR PLANE FLIES OVER A TURKISH FLAG TO CELEBRATE VICTORY
DAY IN ANKARA.
A Turkish Air Force F-4 Phantom war plane flies over a Turkish flag during a
ceremony August 30, 2001, marking the 79th anniversary of Victory Day which
is celebrated throughout country. Victory day marks the last and biggest
attack to drive the Greek army out of country during the five year long
Independence War after the Ottoman empire had collapsed. Ataturk founded the
Turkish republic in 1923 following the independence war. REUTERS/Fatih