12 March: Memorandum

12 March: Memorandum 1994

When March of 1971 knocked on the door, a military intervention was imminent in the country. Bombs were exploding in a strange way from right to left, and the urban guerrilla was resorting to unconventional acts such as bank robbery and kidnapping. The generals had decided to put a stop to this trend. Dynamite was placed under Prime Minister Demirel. The question now was who would ignite the fuse of the dynamite. President Sunay was waiting to watch the approaching explosion silently from Çankaya. Tuğmaç, Chief of General Staff, tried to delay the explosion as much as possible, preferring Demirel to self-destruct. The two generals were watching each other to see who would ignite the fuse first. These two generals were Faruk Gürler and Muhsin Batur. The fire was in their hands. They were going to detonate the dynamite...

  • Released: 1994-06-05
  • Runtime: 51 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary, History
  • Stars: Mehmet Ali Birand, Süleyman Demirel, Cüneyt Arcayürek, Talat Turhan, Muhsin Batur, Ferruh Bozbeyli
  • Director: Can Dündar, Bülent Çaplı