Your first duty is frover to preserve and to defend the turkish independence and the turkish republic This is very foundation of your existence and your future.this foundation is your most precious treasure.ın the future,too,there may be malevolent people in the country and abroad who will wish to deprive you of this treasure. If some day you are compelled to defend your independence and your republic,you must not tarry to weigt the possibilites and circumstances may turn out to be extremely unfavourable.the enemis conspiring against your independence and yor republic,may have behind them a victory unprecendented in the annals of the world.it may be that,by violance and ruse,all the fortresses of yor beloved fatherland may be captured,all its shipyards occupied,all its armies dispersed and every part of the contry invaded.and sadder and graver than all these circumstances,those who hold powerwithin the country may be in error,misguided and may even be traitors. Furthermore,they may indentify their personel interests with the political designs of the invaders.the country may be impoverished,ruined and exhausted. Youth of turkey’s future, Even in such circumstandes it is your duty to save the turkish independence and republic. The strength you need is already imbedded in your noble blood.