Waite, Philip Haythorn;Haythornthwaite, Philip J.
Title Gallipoli 1915: Frontal Assault on Turkey
Binding Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher USA Osprey Pub Co 1991
1855321114 / 9781855321113
Seller ID 053822
96 indexed pages including b/w and colour illustrations. The Gallipoli expedition of 1915, the brainchild of Winston Churchill, was designed to knock the Turkish Empire out of the First World War and open a supply route to Russia. The campaign is characterised by the military incompetence of the higher commands, particularly the Allies. However, in spite of this, Gallipoli deserves to be, and is, also remembered for the heroism and resourcefulness of both the British army and the men of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. This book details the battles, hardships and eventual evacuation that these men had to go through, in this comprehensive guide to the Gallipoli landings of World War I (1914-1918).