The battle for Gallipoli was officially described as 'one of the world's classic tragedies' and in Defeat at Gallipoli the participants tell the full story of this failed offensive. The bitter campaign against the Turks from April 1915 to January 1916 was ill-conceived, inadequately equipped and never likely to succeed. The bravery and resilience of the troops in the face of disease and violent death is shown in their letters, diaries and recorded memories, recalling the sordid reality of the campaign. Linking together ...

Defeat at Gallipoli 2002, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780330490580

Mass-market paperback

Defeat at Gallipoli 1995, Papermac, London

ISBN-13: 9780333629529

New edition