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Major & Mrs Holt's (Gallipoli) Battlefield Guide to Gallipoli : Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guides - HOLT TONIE AND VALMAI

Major & Mrs Holt's (Gallipoli) Battlefield Guide to Gallipoli

Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guides

Paperback Published: 16th March 1999
ISBN: 9780850526387
Number Of Pages: 272

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The Australian film Gallipoli brought worldwide fame to this tragic 1915 amphibious landing. British planners had hoped to outflank Germany's World War I Turkish ally by a landing on Turkey's Mediterranean coast. Turkish troops and their German advisers proved capable of containing the British, Australian and New Zealand troops near their beachheads, under almost continuous fire. After nearly a year of suffering, the Allied troops were withdrawn in a brilliant night operation.

Turkish authorities have made the Gallipoli beaches more accessible to visitors in recent years. Major and Mrs. Holt cover this tragic battlefield with all the remarkable detail familiar to readers of their books on the Somme, Ypres and Normandy. Numerous color photographs and maps divide the region up into a series of tours. As the "tours" progress, all actions, units and important individuals of the campaign are covered. The region's geographical features, local accommodations, gravesites, monuments and surviving traces of the campaign are all described and illustrated.

Abbreviationsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
How to Use this Guidep. 9
Historical Summaryp. 13
Approach Onep. 45
Helles and Krithiap. 57
Anzac Coastlinep. 128
Sari Bair Ridgep. 155
Suvlap. 199
The Asian Sidep. 231
Allied and Turkish Wargraves, Commemorative and Conservation Associationsp. 249
Tourist Informationp. 261
Acknowledgements/Sourcesp. 264
Indexp. 265
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ISBN: 9780850526387
ISBN-10: 0850526388
Series: Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guides
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 16th March 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.5

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