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  • Istanbul ,Turkey (then Ottoman Empire)
    Wednesday Jul 7, 1915

    Armenian Genocide

    A two-page report concerning the Armenian massacres

    Istanbul ,Turkey (then Ottoman Empire)
    Wednesday Jul 7, 1915

    Although a neutral state throughout the war, Sweden had permanent representatives in the Ottoman Empire who closely followed and continuously reported on major developments there. Its embassy in Constantinople was led by Ambassador Cossva Anckarsvärd, with M. Ahlgren as envoy and Captain Einar af Wirsén as military attaché. On 7 July 1915, Ambassador Anckarsvärd dispatched a two-page report concerning the Armenian massacres to Stockholm.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jul 16, 1915

    Armenian Genocide

    Morgenthau memoirs

    U.S.
    Friday Jul 16, 1915

    As the orders for deportations and massacres were enacted, many consular officials reported what they were witnessing to Ambassador Henry Morgenthau, Sr., who described the massacres as a "campaign of race extermination" in a telegram sent to the United States Department of State on 16 July 1915. In memoirs that he completed during 1918.




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