RESISTANCE’S HEROES
RESISTANCE’S HEROES
Mehmet Köse
Mehmet Köse
He, who is a truck driver, drove captured tank from putschist, then became a symbol of repelled coup attempt.
Semra Tutar
Semra Tutar
She, along with Şerife Boz, brought people to streets with truck on coup attempt night.
Mustafa Zorova
Mustafa Zorova
He went to Akıncı 4th Main Jet Basis for resisting coup plotters and injured because of fired guns by soldiers.
Vasfi Yılmaz
Vasfi Yılmaz
He tried to prevent tanks heading towards airport tower at the Atatürk International Airport.
Dr. Mehmet Çelik
Dr. Mehmet Çelik
He delivered a baby in a car stuck on the bridge on the night of the coup attempt.
Dr. Sezai Çelik
Dr. Sezai Çelik
He has saved the lives of many people at the Bosphorus Bridge.
Emin Oğuz Ayanoğlu
Emin Oğuz Ayanoğlu
He went to Bosphorus Bridge so as to prevent coup plotters. He was injured as his brother was martyred.
Gökberk Özeş
Gökberk Özeş
A 23 year old young who was injured in Akıncılar Air Base by command of a coup plotter.
Sabri Gündüz
Sabri Gündüz
He was among the first group reaching to bridge, and injured on his knee.  
Davut Ala
Davut Ala
He did not give barracks in to coup plotters even though he was targeted of seven bullets.
Hicabi Bitik
Hicabi Bitik
He prevented the taking off of aircrafts by burning his crop.
Onur Asutay
Onur Asutay
He was shot in the foot as he was trying to prevent tanks in front of General Staff building.
Ömer Halisdemir
Ömer Halisdemir
He destroyed all plans with head shooting to a coup plotter who was trying to take over Special Forces.
Hande Fırat
Hande Fırat
By enabling President Erdoğan to go live, she made sure that the message was delivered to nation.
Akın Torun
Akın Torun
As a doctor, he helped people at coup attempt night. He rescued a soldier by doing cardiac message.
Mustafa Özbey
Mustafa Özbey
He interfered and drove tanks. Thus, coup plotters were repelled.  
Metin Doğan
Metin Doğan
He did not allow tanks to pass into Atatürk Airport by lying on ground in front of tanks.
Ahmet Akpolat
Ahmet Akpolat
He was working as CNNTürk cameraman. He was among the heroes resisting soldiers.
Safiye Bayat
Safiye Bayat
She stood up against tanks in Bosphorus bridge and tried to convince soldiers.
Şerife Boz
Şerife Boz
Şerife Boz brought young people from streets to squares with his husband’s truck.
Zekai Aksakallı
Zekai Aksakallı
He did not let Special Forces Command to be taken over by coup plotters.
Mustafa Cambaz
Mustafa Cambaz
He was martyred with the bullet fired by coup plotters.
Sabri Ünal
Sabri Ünal
He stood alone against coup plotters. Two tanks run over him twice.
Org. Ümit Dündar
Org. Ümit Dündar
He was a key person to ensure the security of President Erdoğan during the coup attempt.