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  Gallipoli campaign - All About Turkey
The Gallipoli campaign took place between April and December 1915 in an effort to take the Dardanelles from the Turkish Ottoman Empire (an ally of Germany and Austria) and thus force it out of the war.
These forces were to be split into two groups, the first group was to seize the Seddulbahir area and open the Straits whilst the second was to land in the Kabatepe region, seize the Conkbayir area and obstruct the Turkish Forces moving down from the north.
Today Gallipoli (Gelibolu) peninsula is a national park nearby Canakkale and there are many war memorials and cemeteries belonging to Turks, Australians, New Zealanders, British and French.
www.allaboutturkey.com /gelibolu.htm   (3820 words)

  
  Gallipoli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is located on the Gallipoli Peninsula (Gelibolu Yarımadası), with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles straits to the east.
Gallipoli (in Turkish, Guelibolou) made was the chief town of a Kaïmakamlik (district) in the vilayet (Wali's province) of Adrianople, with about 30,000 inhabitants, Greeks, Turks, Armenians and Jews.
In Australia, New Zealand and Newfoundland, Gallipoli is the name given to the Allied Campaign on the peninsula during World War I, usually known in Britain as the Dardanelles Campaign and in Turkey as the Battle of Çanakkale.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gallipoli   (1093 words)

  
 Battle of Gallipoli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amongst the generals, Gallipoli marked the end for Hamilton and Stopford but Hunter-Weston was granted another opportunity to lead the VIII Corps on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
Gallipoli was also instrumental in the fall of the prime minister H.
Before Gallipoli the citizens of these countries were confident of the superiority of the British Empire and were proud and eager to offer their service.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Gallipoli   (4727 words)

  
 First World War.com - Battles - The Gallipoli Front
This section contains details of the battles and actions fought on the Gallipoli Front during the First World War.
Thus the Entente Powers' initial attempts at storming the Dardanelles solely via naval means alone is documented, as are subsequent attempts at winning control of the region by land means - ultimately without success.
The scope of operations in Gallipoli encompassed a twelve-month period from February 1915 through to the Allied evacuation in December 1915 and January 1916.
www.firstworldwar.com /battles/gf.htm   (108 words)

  
 The Sephardic Community of Gallipoli (Gelibolu) 1
Gallipoli was conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1354, providing them with their first foothold in Europe, and a base for expansion into the Balkans.
Gallipoli's Jewish community's allegiance to the concept of a unified community would manifest itself 400 years later in New York City, in which newly arrived Sephardic immigrants from the Ottoman Empire were attempting to establish themselves in a new country.
The inscription on the bowl reads "This is the vessel presented by the Rabbi Mordekhai son of Yaakov Mori of blessed memory to the burial society of graves from the holy community of Gallipoli".
www.sephardicstudies.org /gallipoli.html   (899 words)

  
 Gallipoli, Turkey, WW1, Anzac, Light Horse
The push for an allied advance on the Turkish Capital, Istanbul, northwards to the poorly defended frontiers of southern Europe led to the allied attack on the Dardanelles of Turkey.
One example of this at Gallipoli was the invention in May 1915 of the periscope rifle by L/Cpl. Beech of Sydney.
Gallipoli survivors who then went to the Western Front in Southern Belgium and Northern France discovered that the hell of Gallipoli was only a prelude to an unprecedented human bloodbath amidst clinging mud moonscapes; poison gas; horrendous, unending artillery barrages; barbed wire, sodden uniforms and the likely possibility of immediate death.
users.netconnect.com.au /~ianmac/gallipol.html   (1418 words)

  
 Gallipoli [Australian War Memorial]
Most of the men recruited into the Australian Imperial Force at the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914 were sent to Egypt to meet the threat which the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) posed to British interests in the Middle East and to the Suez Canal.
After four and a half months of training near Cairo, the Australians departed by ship for the Gallipoli peninsula, together with troops from New Zealand, Britain and France.
The aim of this deployment was to assist a British naval operation which aimed to force the Dardanelles Strait and capture the Turkish capital, Constantinople.
www.awm.gov.au /encyclopedia/gallipoli   (313 words)

  
 Visit Gallipoli | The Anzacs | Australians in war | World War 1
At 2.30 am on 25 April 1915, as the men of the Anzac Corps approached the coast of Gallipoli in the ships of the invasion fleet, the Australian submarine AE2 entered the Dardanelles to disrupt Turkish sea communication.
For the people of modern Turkey, the struggle to retain control of the Gallipoli peninsula and the Straits of the Dardanelles was one of the defining moments in their history.
On the Gallipoli Peninsula today are 31 war cemeteries, 21 of which are in the Anzac area.
www.anzacsite.gov.au   (965 words)

  
 The Great Anti-War Films: Gallipoli
His original idea was to tell a comprehensive story from enlistment in 1914 though the evacuation of Gallipoli near the end of 1915, but after several drafts, he was unhappy with the results.
Aside from the fact that it is not a documentary, and Weir has no duty to be completely faithful to all the details of history, he made these decisions in order to highlight the Australian resentment of British Imperialism.
Gallipoli vividly demonstrates the horrors of war and the politicians and generals who prosecute it.
www.lewrockwell.com /gee/gee9.html   (2021 words)

  
 The Gallipoli Association
Inevitably, time took its toll of the original membership, but their descendants, and many professional and enthusiastic amateur military historians, began to swell the Association’s membership, contributing to the ‘Gallipoli an’ a wealth of new aspects of that fascinating, inspirational, but ultimately tragic campaign.
Visits to the old battlefields and the Dardanelles are run annually by the Association and Bursaries awarded to schools and colleges, enabling students to go there to study aspects of the campaign such as the deeds of former pupils of their school or college or members of their own families.
Following these visits and the completion of their written reports, bursary winners are required to give presentations to an audience of their peers and of distinguished historians, which invariably attain a very high standard of research and delivery.
www.gallipoli-association.org   (380 words)

  
 GALLIBOLI WARS
This documentary presents a different point of view in telling the Gallipoli tragedy, a part of World War I. It will be broadcasted in April on SBS, Australia.
Gallipoli wars can be examined in two phases; sea wars and land wars.
It seemed like it was their succsess,but infact it was wrong decision which was made by Turks not to fight back during their evacuation.Our next generation will always remember those unknown heros with their incredible epics.
www.iit.edu /~agunsal/canakkale/canwar.html   (3831 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Gallipoli: DVD: Mark Lee,Bill Kerr,Harold Hopkins,Charles Lathalu Yunipingli,Heath Harris,Ron Graham,Gerda ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The conclusion to "Gallipoli" is one of the most emotionally grinding, soul shattering denouements in motion picture history.
(Ironically, the retreat from the Gallipoli Peninsula after the operation was doomed a failure was a British planning masterpiece with hardly a man being lost.) The second part is a bit too long, though the first is very good and the third is superb.
Gallipoli is the first of a trilogy (with The Year of Living Dangerously and The Bounty) which show Gibson at his finest.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000J11Z?v=glance   (2800 words)

  
 Gallipoli: The Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Gallipoli: The Game is a stunning recreation of Australia's greatest military adventure.
Fought at Gallipoli but most famous for gassing the Germans at the Battle of Hamel Hill.
Gallipoli code is a derivative of the pingus code and is released under the GPL.
www.um.com.au /gallipoli.html   (318 words)

  
 FOCUS on ANZACS - Gallipoli battle and Anzacs
f the two divisions deployed on the Gallipoli peninsula one was the 19th division which served as the Chief of Command Reserve Force in Bigali.
ver 33000 allied and 86000 Turkish troops died in the eight-month Gallipoli campaign which achieved none of its objectives.
Though the campaign was a failure, Anzac has come to stand, in the words of the official historian, C.E.W. Bean, "for reckless valour in a good cause, for enterprise, recourcefulness, fidelity, comradeship and endurance".
www.focusmm.com /anzac_01.htm   (2066 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Gallipoli
It is thought that the place owes its origin to the inhabitants of Gallipolis in Sicily.
In 450, it was laid waste by the Vandals; in the days of St.
Roger I gave it to his brother Bohemund, who had been made Prince of Tarentum; thenceforth the city shared the lot of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06366c.htm   (518 words)

  
 Gallipoli Landings
General Ian Hamilton, commander of the troops on the Greek island of Lemnos, who had watched the failed navy operation, agreed and plans were now made for full-scale landings at Gallipoli.
The great venture has at last been launched, and the entire fleet of warships and transports is now steaming slowly towards the shores of Gallipoli.
As the huge liners steamed through the fleet, their decks yellow with khaki, the crews of the warships cheered them on to victory, while the bands played them out with an unending variety of popular airs.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWgallipoli.htm   (1557 words)

  
 Gallipoli   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In 1915, Archy Hamilton, an idealistic young runner, leaves his home to join in on "the greatest adventure there is" and sign up for the Lighthorsemen.
He meets up with Frank Dunn, another runner, and the two of them form an enduring friendship that takes them to the bloody battlefields of Gallipoli.
A subtle, yet devastating story of the magic of friendship and the futility of war.
www.peterweircave.com /gallipoli   (67 words)

  
 Gallipoli - Lesson Plans from Movies and Film - World War I, Australia, Turkey
In war the lives of soldiers are often lost due to mistaken tactics, stupidity, and bad luck.
Other themes are the pressure of the rush to enlist, friendship among soldiers, and their courage in the face of sure and imminent death.
"Gallipoli" is a story of military miscalculation in a battle of the First World War and the needless carnage that resulted.
www.teachwithmovies.org /guides/gallipoli.html   (692 words)

  
 Battle At Gallipoli, 1915
In April, a landing on the Gallipoli Penninsula attempted to secure the shores and silence the Turkish guns.
After training, he and his "pals" were shipped to Egypt and from there to the battleground at Gallipoli.
The Turkish forces at Gallipoli were inspired by the leadership of their commander Mustafa Kemal who, after the war, became the first president of Turkey taking the name Ataturk.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /gallipoli.htm   (1203 words)

  
 Leaders of Anzacs - ANZAC officers died at Gallipoli, 1915
Approximately 500 officers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) - died as the result of service at Gallipoli, Turkey, in 1915.
Issued in 1967 to all Anzacs who served on the Gallipoli Peninsula, many have never been claimed.
Extracts may of course be made for the purpose of private research.
www.anzacs.org   (288 words)

  
 GALLIPOLI TOURS 2008 - Anzac Day Gallipoli, Canakkale, Turkey
Departure from the St. Sophia Museum and drive to Gallipoli...
Same idea as AD-1 but we highly recommend you to feel the heat of Gallipoli battlefields by staying 1 night in the area after the Dawn Service.
orps landed on Anzac Cove at Gallipoli Turkey at 4.29 a.m.
www.gallipolitours.net   (582 words)

  
 Hassle Free Travel Agency - ANZAC Day 2008 Tour, Gallipoli Tour, Troy Tour, All Around Turkey Tour
Hassle Free Travel Agency has almost 10 years experience in organising tours of the Gallipoli battlefields and the ancient city of Troy.
We now run daily guided tours to the Gallipoli battlefields and to Troy every day of the year.
Fully guided tours of Gallipoli and Troy are included as well as one night accommodation at ANZAC House Youth Hostel.
www.anzachouse.com   (390 words)

  
 Gallipoli Records
Things will soon be coming to a close here at Gallipoli HQ - the shop will remain open for a few months more but I can categorically state that there will be NO MORE new releases on the label.
I won't go into the spiel about why we're stopping or anything, just that we are and there will be no more new stuff as of now.
Anyway, I have further reduced a few things in the shop to clear them out so please help yourselves to a bargain or two...
www.gallipoli-records.co.uk   (151 words)

  
 The Great War . Maps & Battles . Gallipoli | PBS
On April 24th, 1915, an amphibious force of British, French, Australian, and New Zealand troops began landing on the Turkish peninsula of Gallipoli.
Their aim, to knock Germany's ally, Turkey, out of the war.
However, the Gallipoli landing was a disaster caused by inadequate intelligence, insufficient attention to the terrain, an underestimation of the enemy's strength and resilience in defense of their native soil.
www.pbs.org /greatwar/maps/maps_gallipoli.html   (115 words)

  
 Gallipoli (1981)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I. more
Anachronisms: In the pub scene when they are about to leave for Gallipoli there are flags on the wall of the Allies - France, Britain, and Australia.
The battle of Gallipoli occurred in 1915, but the United States did not enter the war until April 6, 1917.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0082432   (422 words)

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