Gallipoli Campaign

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Gallipoli Campaign
Part of the Middle Eastren theatre o Warld War I
G.C. 18 March 1915 Gallipoli Campaign Article.jpg
A collection o photographs frae the campaign. Frae tap an left tae richt: Ottoman commanders includin Mustafa Kemal (fowert frae left); Allied warships; the view doun tae Anzac Cove; Ottoman soldiers in a trench; an Allied poseetions.
Date 25 Aprile 1915 – 9 Januar 1916
(8 months, 2 weeks and 1 day)
Location Gallipoli Peninsula, Sanjak of Gelibolu, Adrianople Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Result Ottoman victory
Belligerents

 Breetish Empire

 Fraunce

 Ottoman Empire Supportit bi

 German Empire[1]
 Austrick-Hungary[2]
Commanders an leaders
Units involved
Unitit Kinrick Mediterranean Expeditionary Force
Egyptian Labour Corps[3]
Maltese Labour Corps[3]
Oriental Expeditionary Corps
Ottoman Empire Fift Airmy
Strenth

5 diveesions (initial)
15 diveesions (final)
Tot: 568,000

  • 455,000 Breetish (includin Indians an Newfoundlanders)
  • 79,000 French[4]
  • 20,000 Australian
  • 14,000 New Zealanders[5]

Supportit bi

~2,000 ceevilian labourers[3]

6 diveesions (initial)
16 diveesions (final)

Tot: 315,500[4]
Casualties an losses
252,000[6] 218,000 – 251,000[6]

The Gallipoli Campaign, an aa kent as the Dardanelles Campaign, the Battle o Gallipoli or the Battle o Çanakkale (Turkis: Çanakkale Savaşı), wis a campaign o Warld War I that teuk place on the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in modren Turkey) in the Ottoman Empire atween 25 Aprile 1915 an 9 Januar 1916.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Travers 2001, p. 13.
  2. Jung 2003, pp. 42–43.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Aspinall-Oglander 1929, p. 395.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Erickson 2001a, pp. 94–95.
  5. Green 2013.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Erickson 2001a, p. 94.

Coordinates: 40°22′2″N 26°27′18″E / 40.36722°N 26.45500°E / 40.36722; 26.45500