Warfare in August

Acropolis y 1826–1827 y Greek War of Independence

Ottoman commander Reshid Pasha secured Missolonghi and captured Athens (25 August), then besieged the Acropolis, held by Yannis Gouras and later by British Admiral Lord Thomas Cochrane and General Sir George Church.

The Acropolis surrendered following defeats at Chaidari and Analatos, and Turkey regained Greece until October’s disaster at Navarino (August 1826–5 June 1827).

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