|LC Classifications||D568.3 .B4 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 401 p. :|
|Number of Pages||401|
|LC Control Number||90166074|
This book provides a fascinating account of one of the more pointless exercises in WWI, the Franco-British effort to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula and force the Dardanelle Straits. The strategic goal of this effort was to force Turkey, one of the Central Powers, from the war thus removing the threat posed by Turkey to the Suez Canal and UK /5(49). Gallipoli Mission book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. This book opened my eyes to what really happened at Gallipoli. I was raised on the legend of the Anzacs of course, but had no idea of the idiotic decision-making behind the campaign. When a soldier dies in the Middle East today we reverently mark each death but here were hundreds and thousands of young men sent to their death with barely a thought/5. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bean, C. E. W. (Charles Edwin Woodrow), Gallipoli mission. Crows Nest, NSW: ABC Book,
For many years the Gallipoli Campaign was a somewhat distant mystery to me. Alan Moorehead's book is well written and easy to read and understand. It might not satisfy military enthusiasts, as it does not contain a blow-by-blow account of every incident or /5(). Probably the book that revived interest in Gallipoli, and the 1st World War in general, was "The ANZACS" by Patsy Adam-Smith, the other being "The Broken Years" by Bill Gammage. Both these works are now a liitle dated, and suffer from the benifit of todays ability to more easily access the vast amount of documentation held by the various. Gallipoli Campaign, also called Dardanelles Campaign, (February –January ), in World War I, an Anglo-French operation against Turkey, intended to force the mile- (km-) long Dardanelles channel and to occupy Constantinople. Plans for such a venture were considered by the British authorities between and , but military and. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bean, C.E.W. (Charles Edwin Woodrow), Gallipoli Mission. Canberra, Australian War Memorial.
The Gallipoli campaign, also known as the Dardanelles campaign, the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Turkish: Çanakkale Savaşı), was a campaign of the First World War that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in modern Turkey), from 17 February to 9 January The Entente powers, Britain, France and Russia, sought to weaken the Ottoman Location: Gallipoli Peninsula, Sanjak of . Buy Gallipoli Revised ed. by Moorehead, Alan, Hastings, Max (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Australian Official History Volume I (Charles Bean: AWM). Australian Official History Volume II (Charles Bean: AWM). Gallipoli Mission (Charles Bean: AWM). Official History of the Australian Army Medical Services, (Australian War Memorial: ). The New Zealanders At Gallipoli (Frederick Waite: ). The 10th (Irish) Division At Gallipoli (Bryan . Gallipoli campaign, , Allied expedition in World War I for the purpose of gaining control of the Dardanelles and Bosporus straits, capturing Constantinople, and opening a Black Sea supply route to Russia. The idea of forcing the straits was originally promoted by Winston Churchill, then first lord of the admiralty.