Gallipoli Campaign Essay

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The Gallipoli campaign was located at the Gallipoli peninsula in the Ottoman Empire, Turkey. The Gallipoli campaign was the battle of Gallipoli in World War 1. The battle lasted from the 25th of April 1915 to the 9th of January 1916. The countries involved in the Gallipoli campaign include mostly Australia, New Zealand against Germany and Turkey. Britain and France were also involved but they mostly battled at sea.
The Gallipoli campaign was necessary in order for the English to have passage for their ships doing the First World War. The Gallipoli campaign was an attempt to seize the Dardanelles to grant passage for their ships which would give England and their allies a southern front against their enemies. This would open a sea route to
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Swarms of flies carried infection from rotting corpses to food being eaten by the sodiers. Disease was just as much a threat to the troops as the enemy they were fighting. The combination of poor nutrition, poor living conditions and lack of rest weakened the sodiers. By late July, hundreds of tired and poorly fed men were becoming sick each day, though many refused to be taken away from the war and wanted to stay at the trenches and fight. The sodiers had to live in poor condition and had to eat infected food, weakening the soldiers.
The lessons learned during the Gallipoli campaign was to plan the attack better and in a more reallistic way so the soldiers will have a change to complete there goal which in this case did not happen. The plan was not thought out correctly as the turkish had the higher ground and mowed down the English and their allies. So from this mastake we have learned how to overcome that situation. the military Loss that took place in Gallipoli in April of 1915. A Loss that is unique, because it made identities for two countries, a highlight in both nation’s histories, a important moment that redefined and has linked two nations in a very special way ever since the Gallipoli campaign. The name ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, whose soldiers became known as the Anzacs. This gave the soldiers an identity and they became known around the

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