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Keywords: Supreme Commander Act, Mustafa Kemal Pasha, The Grand National Assembly of Turkey, National Liberation War, oratory

Abstract

In this essay, information regarding the extension periods of the Supreme Commander Act that was accepted by The Grand National Assembly of Turkey on August 5, 1921 is given, the speech of the Supreme Commander Mustafa Kemal Pasha before the Grand National Assembly during the fourth extension on July 20, 1922, and the original preliminary notes from his own pen which forms a basis to this speech are presented.