Gallipoli

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Gal·lip·o·li

 (gə-lĭp′ə-lē)
A narrow peninsula of northwest Turkey between the Dardanelles and the Gulf of Saros. It was the scene of heavy fighting (1915) between Allied and Turkish forces in World War I.

Gallipoli

(ɡəˈlɪpəlɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a peninsula in NW Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Gulf of Saros: scene of a costly but unsuccessful Allied campaign in 1915
2. (Placename) a port in NW Turkey, at the entrance to the Sea of Marmara: historically important for its strategic position. Pop: 22 000 (latest est)
Turkish name: Gelibolu
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In a press release by the Australian Embassy in Beirut, it said: "ANZAC Day commemorates the landing of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) troops on the shores of Gallipoli, Turkey, in 1915.
He is memorialised at Azmak Cemetery in Gallipoli, Turkey.
GALLIPOLI, Turkey -- For the first time, at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.
One hundred years ago to this day, 16,000 of our countrymen -- members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, or "ANZACs" -- landed on the beaches of Gallipoli, Turkey, as part of a campaign to secure the Dardanelles Strait.
Contract Awarded for Delivery of Anzac Day commemorative activities at Gallipoli, Turkey
Anthony Waddon, 52, from Caerphilly, came with nephew, Michael Jones, 27, a Royal Navy sub mariner, to remember great grandfather Private Henry Lewis, who was in his 20s when he was killed fighting for the South Wales Borderers in Gallipoli, Turkey, in World War One and a great uncle who died aged 22 on his 30th mission as a gunner and RAF wireless operator over Denmark in 1942.
In 2001, Waugh's team detoured to Gallipoli, Turkey while en route to England in 2001, and Lehmann and fast bowler Ryan Harris are ambassadors for Camp Gallipoli, a family event to be held around the country next year to commemorate the centenary of the 1915 landing at Anzac Cove, the report added.
A display chest has been put together for the exhibition, detailing how Lt Capt Vass fought with the Sixth Battalion, the Manchester Regiment, and was involved in a number of momentous battles including the Dardanelles Campaign at Gallipoli, Turkey, in the winter of 1915-16 when the combined number of troops killed from both sides was half a million.