Anzacs at Gallipoli

Anzacs at Gallipoli, Turkey -

Anzacs at Gallipoli

Anzacs at Gallipoli, Turkey -

General William Riddell Birdwood, General Officer Commanding Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZACS), near Hill 60, October 1915. ANZAC is the acronym formed from the initial letters of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, the formation into which Australian and New Zealand soldiers were grouped in Egypt prior to the landing at Gallipoli in April 1915. See here for full post- http://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/anzac/acronym/

General William Riddell Birdwood, General Officer Commanding Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZACS), near Hill October

When the shooting had to stop ... Anzacs and Turks work together to bury the dead on May 24, 1915.  Photo: Phillip Schuler. AWM/PS1670

May 1915 Nine Hour Truce to collect & bury dead - Turkish & Australian

Quinn's Post

Once Upon a Time in War: Support troops from the Australian Infantry Brigade waiting behind Quinn’s Post, Gallipoli, after it was retaken in May 1915

The goal: Land 75,000 British, Australian, and New Zealand troops on Turkey Mediterranean coast and drive up the Gallipoli Peninsula to Istanbul, seat of the Ottoman Empire. The April 1915 invasion went well - but then Commonwealth leaders chose to slow their advance. The Turks rallied. By mid-May, 25,000 Allies were dead or wound; by year's end, the surviving troops were evacuated.

The goal: Land 75,000 British, Australian, and New Zealand troops on Turkey Mediterranean coast and drive up the Gallipoli Peninsula to Istanbul, seat of the Ottoman Empire. The April 1915 invasion went well - but then Commonwealth leaders chose to slow their advance. The Turks rallied. By mid-May, 25,000 Allies were dead or wound; by year's end, the surviving troops were evacuated.

One of the cemeteries created as a result of the 8-month Gallipoli Campaign fought by Commonwealth & French forces in an attempt to force Turkey out of the war, to relieve the deadlock of the Western Front in France & Belgium, & to open a supply route to Russia through the Dardanelles & Black Sea. The Allies landed on the peninsula 25-26.4.1915; 29th Division at Cape Helles in the south & Australian & New Zealand Corps north of Gaba Tepe on the west coast, soon known as Anzac.

April One of the cemeteries created as a result of the 8 month Gallipoli Campaign

Men of the 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment taking over new dugouts near No. 1 Outpost, on the left of Walker's Ridge, 1915.  Picture: ...

Men of the Australian Light Horse Regiment taking over new dugouts near No. 1 Outpost, on the left of Walker's Ridge, Picture: .

Infantry from the Australian 1st Brigade in a captured Turkish trench at Lone Pine, 6 August 1915, during the Battle of Gallipoli. Also present are members of the 7th Battalion, of the 2nd Brigade.

Australian troops in a captured Turkish trench at Lone Pine, 1915

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Australian soldiers at Lone Pine attack Turkish trenches at Gallipoli, Turkey, in

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Four exhausted Australian soldiers pose for a candid photograph in the captured Turkish trenches at Lone Pine, Gallipoli Peninsula, on the afternoon of the 6 August 1915. The concealed man at left is drinking from a 'dixie'.

WWI Exhausted Australian soldiers pose for a candid photograph in the captured Turkish trenches at Lone Pine, Gallipoli Peninsula, on the afternoon of the 6 August [Colorized by Benjamin Thomas]

A group of 9th Australian Light Horsemen at the foot of Walker's Ridge.

A group of Australian Light Horsemen at the foot of Walker's Ridge.

Encampment at Gallipoli in October 1915 with the "Sphinx" or "Cathedral" in the background.

Army encampment at Gallipoli with No. 1 Clearing Hospital in the foreground

2015: A view over Shrapnel Gully towards the Turkish coast

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A view over Shrapnel Gully towards the Turkish coast

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Anzac Day Dawn Service at Gallipoli Turkey information and Gallipoli Tour information for Anzac day and best price options. Anzac Day Dawn Service, Australian Lone Pine and New Zealand Chunuk Bair commemorative service information.

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