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British sailors landing at Gallipoli

Date: 1915
Dimensions:
Overall: 90 x 141 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Postcard
Object No: 00051758
Place Manufactured:Wien
Related Place:Türkiye, Balkan,

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    Description
    British sailors unloading two cannon on the beach at Gallipoli in 1915 and an inset view of a camp. This image offers a good view of the ship's boats used in the landing of Allied troops and equipment on the Gallipoli Peninsula, possibly West Beach in Suvla Bay.
    SignificanceInteresting World War I image from the Gloria Viktoria Album postcard collection of British sailors unloading two cannon on the beach at Gallipoli and an inset view of a camp.
    HistoryOn 6 August 1915, the Royal Navy landed at Suvla Bay in an effort to break the stalemate of the Allied offensive at Gallipoli (World War I). The plan was to land five new divisions to support the ANZACs and also to land at Suvla Bay to capture Koja Chemen Tepe - a strategic position in the Sari Bair range.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Serie 68/5 Balkankriegsschaupl.: Nr. 30. Landung der Ententetruppen auf der Gallipolihalbinsel

    Web title: British sailors landing at Gallipoli

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