Gallipoli Peninsula


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Gal•lip′o•li Penin′sula

(gəˈlɪp ə li)
n.
a peninsula in European Turkey, between the Dardanelles and the Aegean Sea. 60 mi. (97 km) long.
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When the boys head off to war and perish in the ill-fated clash with Turkish forces on the Gallipoli peninsula. Joshua sets out to honour a promise to his wife to bring the remains of their sons back home, but the military isn't always sympathetic to his quest.
Because he returned from North Africa late after the Tripolitanian war with Italy in 1911, Kemal couldn't take part in the first Balkan war, but in the second conflict (1913), he was posted at Thrace and the Gallipoli peninsula, where he saw little action.
London: Their World Cup preparations in full swing, defending champions Australia made a four-day stopover in Turkey on their way here to visit the storied Gallipoli peninsula.
1915: Australian, New Zealand, British and French forces landed on the Gallipoli peninsula. 1945: Fifty nations gathered to begin the United Nations conference on International Organisations.
1915: Australian, New Zealand, British and French forces landed on the Gallipoli peninsula. 1926: Toscanini conducted the first performance of Puccini's last opera, Turandot, in Milan.
It looks back on the campaign at the Gallipoli Peninsula, located in the southern part of East Thrace, the European part of Turkey, to engage Turkish troops on April 25, 1915.
The suspect, a Syrian national, was detained in Tekirdag, a northwestern province close to the Gallipoli peninsula, a Tekirdag police spokesman said.
In his speech, Erdogan said that the Gallipoli peninsula campaign in 1915 was in fact an attempt by British colonial forces to relieve their Russian allies.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison summoned the Turkish ambassador to a meeting after Erdogan appeared to threaten antipodean tourists who visit Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday in Canberra after meeting with the Turkish ambassador, Morrison said he did not accept the "excuses" offered for the comments and that "all options are on the table" should Turkey's government not retract them.
The bridge will not only connect the Gallipoli Peninsula with the Lapseki district, but will also cut transportation times from Europe to the Aegean and West Mediterranean regions of Turkey, bypassing Istanbul.
Since then we've seen a few other war-related sights; notably, on a cruise, the 100ft high Helles Memorial - an illuminated obelisk at the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey seen by ships passing the Dardanelles.
Above: British soldiers in France show off their humour with a poster stating Hotel De Ritz, circa 1916 Left: British officers cook a casserole in an army helmet 1917 Right: Charge by Naval Division on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, 1915