In May, 1918, the Turkish troops invaded Eastern Armenia. On May 15, they captured Alexandrapol, and on May 21, the station and the village of Sardarapat. The battles went in three directions: Sardarapat, Bash-Aparan and Gharakilisa. The Battle of Sardarapat began on May 22. All Armenian people rose to defend their Motherland and Yerevan. On May 22-26, at the Battle of Sardarapat, the Turkish army of 15 000 soldiers retreated to Alexandrapol. On May 23-27, the Turks were defeated in Bash-Aparan, [...]