The Agony of Gallipoli


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Sacred ground of lost endeavour' or 'Hell heaped up'? Controversy still rages today about the Gallipoli campaign, inspired by Winston Churchill and designed to knock Turkey out of the First World War, thereby opening a supply route to arms-starved Russia. Was it one of the greatest blunders of the war, misconceived from the start and mishandled by tacticians? Or was it a strategic masterstroke, ruined by incompetence on the spot? Whichever view is accepted, the campaign was of decisive importance, its failure paving the way ...

The Agony of Gallipoli 2005, History Press Ltd, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780750936392

UK edition

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