Mandate for Armenia

Mandate for Armenia
American Military Mission to Turkey and Armenia, 1919

Hagopian, J. Michael. Armenian Film Foundation.
1990, 30 minutes.

A rare documentary of an important period of history when the United States Government was considering becoming a protectorate power over the newly established Republic of Armenia and the Armenian provinces of Turkey. President Woodrow Wilson sent Major General James G. Harbord to investigate. General Harbord, and a distinguished American group of military, political and economic experts, journeyed from Istanbul to Adana, Sivas, Kharpert, Diarbekir, Mardin, Erzinjan, Erzeroum, Erevan and Tiflis.

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