July 15 Coup Attempt Maps

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July 15 martyrs across Turkey
July 15 martyrs across Turkey
On July 15, with the call of President Erdoğan, millions of people who came to the squares across Turkey's 81 provinces and fought against the coup attempt. As a result of the direct attacks of putschists on civilians, 241 heroes were martyred and 2,194 people were wounded.
Turkey on the night of July 15
Turkey on the night of July 15
On July 15, FETÖ members sent the so-called new 'appointments' they had prepared earlier to the coup leaders across Turkey's 81 provinces. While there were military movements on the ground in more than 25 provinces following the instruction of the Peace At Home Council, many warplanes, helicopters, and tanks were used during the coup attempt. Many civilians, police officers, and soldiers were killed or wounded in the attack of the coup. The public repelled the treacherous coup attempt.
Balıkesir 9th Main Jet Base
Balıkesir 9th Main Jet Base
Putschist pilots who took off from Balikesir 9th Main Jet Base, conducted low altitude flights over the Marmara Region and Istanbul. The base was cleared from the coup with the operation on the morning of July 16. After ensuring control of the base, TAF aircrafts departing from the Balıkesir base struck the Akıncı 4th Main Jet Base captured by the putschists.
FETÖ's Structure - Global
Global
FETÖ's Structure - Global
Beginning to operate abroad in 1989, FETÖ has many schools, colleges, associations, foundations, media centers and universities in Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and America. It is estimated that FETÖ, which is active in 170 countries across the world, has nearly 3,000 institutions and organizations in total.
President Erdoğan's Route
President Erdoğan's Route
President Erdoğan learned of the coup attempt in the hotel he was staying in Marmaris. Later, the president, who participated in a TV broadcast, invited the public to the squares to stand against the coup attempt. Erdoğan, who showed great leadership in the face of the coup attempt, first came to Dalaman and then to Istanbul Atatürk Airport.
Prime Minister Yıldırım's Route
Prime Minister Yıldırım's Route
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, who was in the prime ministerial office in Dolmabahçe Palace on July 15, went out to go to Ankara. Knowing the extraordinary situation in Tuzla, Yıldırım went to Ankara. Yıldırım's convoy, who learned that the conflicts in Ankara and Bolu had increased, even more, changed his route and headed toward Ilgaz to pass through Kastamonu.
CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu's Route
CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu's Route
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, who arrived in Istanbul from Ankara on July 15, was informed of the coup attempt after he landed at Atatürk Airport. Kilicdaroglu, who spent the night in Bakırköy, passed by boat to Pendik on the morning of July 16. Kılıçdaroğlu, who came to Ankara from Pendik by road, made a speech against the coup by participating in the extraordinary parliamentary session organized by the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
Chief of General Staff Akar's Route
Chief of General Staff Akar's Route
On July 15, coup troops took the Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar in the Headquarters of the General Staff hostage and seized the headquarters. Akar was taken to the Akıncı 4th Main Jet Base by helicopter. Akar, who was kept there for the night, was rescued by the operation on the morning of July 16 and brought to Çankaya Palace Complex.
General Abidin Ünal's Route
General Abidin Ünal's Route
Air Force Commander Gen. Abidin Ünal was taken hostage at the Moda Sea Club where he was attending the wedding of Lieutenant General Mehmet Şanver's daughter. Ünal was taken to the Sabiha Gökçen Airport first by helicopter and then to Akıncı 4th Main Jet Base, which was used as the main headquartersby the coup soldiers.
Semih Terzi's Route
Semih Terzi's Route
General Semih Terzi passed to Diyarbakir from Silopi with a team of 100 people on July 15. From here, with a team of 40 people, Terzi went to the Akıncı 4th Main Jet Base and then went to the Special Forces Command with a group of soldiers. The tailor was killed at the entrance of the Command by the heroic Officer Ömer Halisdemir.
Eskişehir 1st Main Jet Air Base
Eskişehir 1st Main Jet Air Base
After the main headquarters of the Air Forces had fallen into the hands of the putschists, the Eskişehir 1st Main Jet Base Command was used as the main headquarters against the coup attempt following the command of Gen. Abidin Unal. Brigadier General Recep Unal directed operations against the putschists. The flights of planes under the command of putschists that took off from Eskişehir were prevented.
Assassination team's route
Assassination team's route
On the evening of July 15, a team of putschists prepared at the İzmir Çiğli Main Jet Base to attack the hotel President Erdoğan was staying at in Marmaris. A helicopter that took off from Istanbul Samandıra Military Base came to Çiğli for support. The assassination team that went into action at night attacked the hotel in Marmaris.
Zekai Aksakallı's Route
Zekai Aksakallı's Route
On the evening of July 15, Special Forces Commander Zekai Aksakallı, who attended a wedding at the Ankara Gazi Army House, was almost taken hostage after he left the wedding by putschists who blocked his car. Aksakallı, who escaped from the putschists and traveled to a safe zone around Çukurambar, then went to the Special Forces Headquarters together with the soldiers under his command and cleared the post of putschists.
Interior Minister Efkan Ala
Interior Minister Efkan Ala
On the evening of July 15, Interior Minister Efkan Ala, who took off from Erzurum to come to Ankara, wanted to be brought down to Malatya by coup soldiers. The coup plotters at the Akıncı Base gave instructions to the coup pilots who took off from the 8th Main Jet Base in Diyarbakır to down Efkan Ala's plane in Malatya.
Tanker aircraft at İncirlik Base
Tanker aircraft at İncirlik Base
The soldiers and tanker aircraft at İncirlik Base provided support to the July 15 coup attempt. Three tanker aircraft took off from İncirlik Base and conducted flights toward the Ankara, Kayseri and Marmara regions to provide fuel support to the putschist pilots. On the morning of July 16, three tanker aircraft returned to their bases.
Erkilet 12th Air Base Command
Erkilet 12th Air Base Command
On the night of July 15, eight planes that departed from the Erkilet 12th Air Transportation Main Base Command supported the putschists. The planes moved from Kayseri toward Malatya and tried to land there.
Low Altitude Flights Over The Black Sea Region
Low Altitude Flights Over The Black Sea Region
Putschist pilots who took off from the Ankara Akıncı 4th Main Jet Base conducted low-altitude flights over the Black Sea region. Sonic booms were experienced in the region, as the putschists attempted to frighten civilians.
Yenikapı Square
Yenikapı Square
Yenikapi Square, which covers an area of 673,000 square meters and extends from Istanbul's Samatya neighborhood to the ferry pier at Yenikapı, was constructed using land reclamation and completed in 2014.
Pennyslvania
Pennyslvania
FETÖ ringleader Fetullah Gülen fled to the U.S. in 1999 and currently lives in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania. Gülen leads the organization from a farmhouse called the Golden Generation Worship and Recreation Center.
Ankara on the night of July 15
Ankara on the night of July 15
Ankara was used as the headquarters of the coup attempt on July 15. The putschists who directed the coup from the Akıncı 4th Main Jet Base captured the General Staff Headquarters and took numerous commanders hostage. The TBMM, Presidential Palace Complex, MİT headquarters, Gölbaşı Special Operations Command Center, TÜRKSAT and Ankara Security Directorate were bombed by the putschists.
Istanbul on the night of July 15
Istanbul on the night of July 15
The putschists who blocked the Bosporus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridges then went on to raid the Istanbul Metropolitan Police Department, Istanbul Governorate, Borsa Stock Exchange Istanbul, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, AKOM, Atatürk Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport, TRT Radio, Taksim Square, CNN Turk Building and the Çengelköy Police Center.
Ankara's July 15 Martyrs
Ankara's July 15 Martyrs
One of the cities that received the most intense attacks on July 15 was Ankara. Putschists bombed many government agencies in the capital. As a result of the attacks in front of the General Staff Headquarters, in front of Kazan, Kızılay, Presidential Palace Complex, Gölbaşı Special Operations Office, TÜRKSAT, Ankara Provincial Security Directorate, Special Forces Command, General Directorate of Security and AK Party Headquarters, 145 civilians, police officers and soldiers against the coup were martyred.
Istanbul's July 15 Martyrs
Istanbul's July 15 Martyrs
On July 15, putschists tried to gain control of the Bosporus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridges, Atatürk Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport, Çengelköy, Saraçhane and İBB, Kadıköy Türk Telekom, Kurtköy Orhanlı Toll Booths, Stock Exchange Istanbul, AKOM, Bayrampaşa and other parts of Istanbul. As a result of attacks, 94 civilians, police officers, and soldiers who against the coup were martyred.
FETÖ's Structure - North America
North America
FETÖ's Structure - North America
The United States and Canada are the countries where FETÖ is most active. In the United States, with around 140 charter schools, a large number of universities, think tanks and associations, FETÖ earns about $500 million annually. Canada is one of the countries where FETÖ is trying to establish a lobby.
FETÖ's Structure - South America
South America
FETÖ's Structure - South America
FETÖ has tried to become active in South America since the 1990s. Venezuela, Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina are among FETÖ's top targets. The most striking point regarding FETÖ in South America is that despite anti-American sentiment, FETÖ schools in South America are backed by the American government.
FETÖ's Structure - North Europe
North Europe
FETÖ's Structure - North Europe
FETÖ, which has tried to establish itself in Europe since the 1990s, has many schools, associations, foundations, universities, financial institutions, think tanks and language schools in the region. FETÖ is active in countries like England, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland as well as Scandinavian countries. FETÖ terrorists have an active lobby in Europe.
FETÖ's Structure - South Europe
South Europe
FETÖ's Structure - South Europe
FETÖ is active in countries like Italy, Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Macedonia, as well as Germany, England, and France. Especially with a wide network in the Balkan countries, FETÖ has many universities, classrooms, language courses, schools, and foundations. In countries where FETÖ is active, it runs campaigns against Turkey.
FETÖ's Structure - North Africa
North Africa
FETÖ's Structure - North Africa
Compared to South Africa and Central Africa, FETÖ is less active in North Africa. FETÖ, which is particularly active in Morocco and Tunisia, FETÖ is trying to increase its activity in the region.
FETÖ's Structure - Central Africa
Central Africa
FETÖ's Structure - Central Africa
The region in which FETÖ is most active in Africa stands out as the Central African Region. Particularly active in countries like Nigeria, Togo, Benin, Ghana, Mali, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of Congo, FETÖ has a large number of schools, associations, universities, and hospitals in these countries. FETÖ is trying to establish close relationships with wealthy businessmen and politicians in these countries.
FETÖ's Structure - South Africa
South Africa
FETÖ's Structure - South Africa
One of the regions where FETÖ is most active in Africa is the South. FETÖ has an active structure in many countries, mainly South Africa, Angola, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Kenya. South Africa Republic is known as the main headquarters of FETÖ in Africa.
FETÖ's Structure - Middle East
Middle East
FETÖ's Structure - Middle East
FETÖ is less active in the Middle East compared to other regions. Despite this, however, FETÖ has an effective structuring network in Iraq, Yemen, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. With its institutions and organizations in Yemen, FETÖ supports the Houthis.
FETÖ's Structure - Caucasus and Asia
Caucasus and Asia
FETÖ's Structure - Caucasus and Asia
FETÖ's first overseas schools were opened in the Turkic Republics. After the end of the Cold War, FETÖ established an effective structure in countries such as Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, and Mongolia. FETÖ has many schools, associations, foundations, universities, and classrooms in these countries.
FETÖ's Structure - Oceania
Oceania
FETÖ's Structure - Oceania
FETÖ has a large number of schools, associations, and foundations across Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. Particularly active in Australia, FETÖ has recently been carrying out anti-Turkey propaganda activities.