The Gallipoli Campaign
All you need to need to know
By Taylor Gerke & Brian Lawler
The battle of Gallipoli
This war takes place on the Gallipoli peninsula in what is now known as Turkey. The battle began on April 25 1915 and ended on January 9 1916. The battle was between the Allied powers and the Ottoman empire. The allies intended on securing the strait that provided a sea route for the Russian Empire.
Outline of attacks through the war below
Current war grounds below
The German Empire was commanded by Otto Liman von Sanders. The United Kingdom was lead by Ian Standish Moneith Hamilton and the Ottoman Empire was lead by commander Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
Results of the war
The war ended in an Ottoman Empire win which is now described as more of a disaster for the allies than a close fought war. The Ottomans easily held back the invading forces even though they the Allies had a near 200,000 more troops.
The link below leads you to a video which tells the stories of soldiers in trench warfare, and naval attacks involved in the Gallipoli Campaign.
When planning a trip to Turkey to visit the Gallipoli war grounds many activities are apart of the experience. A world famous tour route is the Gallipoli, Anzac and Troy Tour. This tour not only visits the Gallipoli war ground and Anzac Cove but also ancient city of Troy. Hotel rooms prices are covered at Grand Anzac Hotel by purchasing the complete tour route. Lunch will be provided at local restaurants.