Gallipoli: 100 Years: Centenary Edition


From 25 April 1915 to 9 January 1916, troops from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Turkey engaged in a bitter struggle for the Gallipoli peninsula. The Allied forces wanted to forge a passage through the Dardanelles in order to create a sea route to Russia and capture the Ottoman capital of Constantinople. Despite having more troops and being better supplied, the Allies suffered devastating losses in the face of the brave and resourceful Turks. Gallipoli tells the story of this campaign in a unique and comprehensive manner, through three authors who expertly describe their country’s role and the impact the conflict had. For the Turks it was a defining moment in their history, becoming the basis read more

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ISBN:

9781742708805

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

64

Dimensions:

28cm x 24cm

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction , History

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Peter Pedersen

Dr Peter Pedersen is an expert in Australian military history. He was a Senior Historian and Head of the Research Centre at the Australian War Memorial. He has written six books on the First World War and frequently appears on television and radio. Dr Haluk Oral is a Turkish historian. He studied at Instanbul University and Bogaziçi University in Turkey and Simon Fraser University in Canada. He now lecturers at Bogaziçi University.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Haluk Oral

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Julian Thompson