Gallipoli 1915: Frontal Assault on Turkey by Philip HaythornthwaiteGallipoli 1915: Frontal Assault on Turkey by Philip Haythornthwaite

Gallipoli 1915: Frontal Assault on Turkey

byPhilip Haythornthwaite

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The Gallipoli expedition of 1915, the brainchild of Winston Churchill, was designed to knock the Turkish Empire out of the First World War and open a supply route to Russia. The campaign is characterised by the military incompetence of the higher commands, particularly the Allies. However, in spite of this, Gallipoli deserves to be, and is, also remembered for the heroism and resourcefulness of both the British army and the men of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. This book details the battles, hardships and eventual evacuation that these men had to go through, in this comprehensive guide to the Gallipoli landings of World War I (1914-1918).
Philip J. Haythornthwaite is an author and historical consultant specialising in the military history, uniforms and equipment of the 18th and 19th centuries. His main area of research covers the Napoleonic Wars. He has written some forty books, including more than 20 Osprey titles, and innumerable articles and papers on military histor...
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Title:Gallipoli 1915: Frontal Assault on TurkeyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.89 × 7.25 × 0.23 inPublisher:Bloomsbury USA

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ISBN - 10:1855321114

ISBN - 13:9781855321113

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Table of Contents

Origins of the Campaign/The Commanders/The Opposing Armies/The Naval Attack/The Landings v The Battles of Krithia/Stalemate/Sari Bair/Suvla/Evacuation/The Battlefield Today/Chronology/A Guide to Further Reading/Wargaming Gallipoli