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The Forcing of the Dardanelles at Gallipoli

1915 - 1916

Gallipoli Map

The Allied gamble to take the Gallipoli Peninsula and knock Turkey out of the war ended in a total debacle.

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By W.K. Haselden, 'The Daily Mirror', April 16, 1915

Depicting: The Sultan and Big and Little Willie.

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Australian call used to attract attention in the bush.

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By Tom Prince at Anzac Cove, April 25, 1915

Australian and New Zealand troops (Anzac's) on the shores of Gallipoli.

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Self Portrait by David Barker, Australia, 1915

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By William Blomfield, 'The Observer', New Zealand, 1915

Depicting a Mäori soldier charging two Turkish soldiers at Gallipoli behind him is a ghost of an ancestral Mäori warrior.

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'Illustrated London News', October 9, 1915

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French propaganda cartoon, Dardanelles, 1915

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Cartoon Magazine from 'The Day', New York, 1915

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The Dardanelles from Netherlands, 1915

Caricature of the Battle of Gallipoli. England blocked from reaching Russia by a giant Turk.

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By Partridge, 'Punch', January 19, 1916

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Mustafa Kemal emerged as the Turkish military hero of the Dardanelles. In 1923, he became Turkey's first President. He was given the name Atatürk, Father of the Turks.

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By Low, 'The Star', 1920

After the debacle at Gallipoli, Winston Churchill, first Lord of the Admiralty, who was the brain child of the Dardanelles campaign, was forced to resign from the government.

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World Events

The Sinking of the Lusitania on
May 7, 1915 by a German U-Boat

Sinking of the Lusitania

by William A. Rogers, 'The New York Herald', 1915, USA


World Cinema

Birth of a Nation





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