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Battle Name : Gallipoli

Date(s) : 25 April 1915 - 10 January 1916

Part of : First World War , The Dardanelles ,

Outcome : A victory for Turkish Army over British, Imperial and French troops

Type of battle : Land


A well conceived plan to open another front, and relieve pressure on the Russians on the Eastern Front disolved into a costly stalemate.
British and Empire troops attempted landings along the western and southern beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula but early successes during the landings were not pressed or followed up and the Turks managed to box in the allied forces at the beachheads.
The issue then descended into a matter of attrition, the British commander General Hamilton was replaced, and an evacuation was ordered. This however went faultlessly with negligible casualties.

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