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Voices of Gallipoli


by Maurice Shadbolt

The Anglo-French March 18, 1915 naval bombardment of the Turkish forts on the European and Asian sides of the Dardanelles significantly reduced the forts. The loss of the French battleship %+%Technology%m%33%n%Bouvet%-%, which hit a mine and sank, and the severe damage to the British Irresistible and Inflexible, deterred further attempts.
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Das Dardanellengebiet am 18 März 1915
Mit Genehmigung der Illustri[e]rten Zeitung, Leipzig
Dardennellen Enge
Europäische Seite
Klein-Asien
Strandbatterien
A 246
E.P. & Co. A.-G.,L.
With the permission of the Illustrated Newspaper, Leipzig
Dardanelles strait
European side
Asia Minor
Shore batteries
A 246
E.P. A.-G. & Co., L.
Reverse, handwritten:
Lille, 26 XI 1915

The Anglo-French March 18, 1915 naval bombardment of the Turkish forts on the European and Asian sides of the Dardanelles significantly reduced the forts. The loss of the French battleship Bouvet, which hit a mine and sank, and the severe damage to the British Irresistible and Inflexible, deterred further attempts.

Voices of Gallipoli by Maurice Shadbolt. Accounts by 12 New Zealand survivors of the 1915 Gallipoli campaign, based on interviews conducted by the author and his military advisor Colonel Christopher Pugsley beginning in the early 1980s.

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, 1988

Copyright: 1988 Maurice Shadbolt

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