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 Gallipoli campaign infographic
Graphic shows how the campaign turned into the costly failure that became a defining moment for Australia, New Zealand and Turkey.


Gallipoli campaign

By Duncan Mil

April 25, 2015 - Centenary of the start of the Gallipoli Campaign, the Allied plan to mount a British-led naval expedition to bombard and take the Gallipoli Peninsula on the western shore of the Dardanelles. A combined military-naval campaign would then seize Constantinople and force Turkey out of the war, easing pressure on ally Russia. The overall campaign led to more than 48,000 Allied deaths and close to 90,000 Turkish deaths.

PUBLISHED: 23/4/2015; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Library of Congress, Mamara.net