prev pinner note: An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April Australian War Memorial WWI
Gallipoli - World War I is one of the most painful periods in Australian history. The campaign was the first major battle undertaken by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), and is often considered to mark the birth of national consciousness.
Gallipoli Campaign - World War I April 1915 – 9 January Belligerents : British Empire & France vs Ottoman Empire Commanders and Leaders : Winston Churchill & Victor Augagneur vs Mustafa Kemal Strength : British & French vs Turks Result : Ottoman victory