Dardanelles campaign

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Noun1.Dardanelles campaign - the unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
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One of the worst blunders of WW1 was the Gallipoli campaign, order by the First Lord of the Admiralty, a man named Winston Churchill, who sent thousands to their slaughter, and even when it was obvious that the campaign would fail, Churchill ordered the troops to continue their assault.
The Water Diviner Sun, BBC2, 10pm War drama with Russell Crowe as a farmer whose sons are missing, presumed dead after fighting in the Gallipoli Campaign.
He came through the Gallipoli Campaign unscathed but while in Egypt was badly injured in a railway smash and in hospital for eight months.
BOUNTY HUNTERS Wed 10pm Sky1 DEADLINE GALLIPOLI Sat 9pm Yesterday Avatar star Sam Worthington heads the cast in this Australian mini-series about the Gallipoli Campaign.
The Gallipoli campaign commenced on 25 April 1915, with the ANZAC landing near Gaba Tepe (later named Anzac Cove).
He survived the ill-fated 1915 Gallipoli campaign, and the Regiment's near-annihilation at Beaumont-Hamel.
Readers interested in the Gallipoli Campaign will note Johnson's much more sanguine assessment of an effort usually seen as an unmitigated disaster.
This detailed, accessible narrative for history buffs and historians details the Australian and New Zealand experience in Greece during WWII and compares the Anzac campaign to the Gallipoli campaign.
33, the only remaining British ship to have fought in the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War.
The Gallipoli campaign of 1915 holds a particular fascination for Australia and New Zealand.