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Gallipoli

Author: Alan Moorehead; Max Hastings
Publisher: London Aurum, 2015. ©1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A century has now gone by, yet the Gallipoli campaign of 1915-16 is still infamous as arguably the most ill conceived, badly led and pointless campaign of the entire First World War. The brainchild of Winston Churchill, then First Lord of the Admiralty, following Turkey's entry into the war on the German side, its ultimate objective was to capture the Gallipoli peninsula in western Turkey, thus allowing the Allies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Moorehead; Max Hastings
ISBN: 9781781314647 1781314640 9781781314067 1781314063
OCLC Number: 905951473
Notes: First published: Hamish Hamilton, 1956.
Description: xvi, 384 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Alan Moorehead ; introduction by Sir Max Hastings.

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First published in 1956, when it won the inaugural Duff Cooper Prize, Alan Moorehead's book is still regarded as the definitive work on this tragic episode of the Great War.  Read more...

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