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After a failed naval attack in February 1915, the Allies tried to capture Constantinople via the Gallipoli Peninsula by land assault. Pictured: The old collier ship SS River Clyde ahead of the journey across the Aegon Sea

After a failed naval attack in February the Allies tried to capture Constantinople via the Gallipoli Peninsula by land assault. Pictured: The old collier ship SS River Clyde ahead of the journey across the Aegon Sea

In January 1916, after huge losses on both sides, the Allies successfully  evacuated their soldiers without further casualties. Today, soldiers from both the Ottoman and Allied sides lie close together in separate cemeteries on the Gallipoli peninsula. Pictured, an armoured Rolls Royce

Never-before-seen photographs show horror of doomed Gallipoli landings

In January 1916, after huge losses on both sides, the Allies successfully evacuated their soldiers without further casualties. Today, soldiers from both the Ottoman and Allied sides lie close together in separate cemeteries on the Gallipoli peninsula. Pictured, an armoured Rolls Royce

The Ottomans were fighting alongside Germany, so the aim of the campaign was to knock them out of the war by capturing Constantinople, but the plan failed spectacularly, with 250,000 Allied troops injured or killed in vain. Pictured, a signpost warning soldiers of a 'dangerous' sniper

Never-before-seen photographs show horror of doomed Gallipoli landings

Never-before-seen photographs show horror of doomed Gallipoli landings through the eyes of the soldiers who fought there

25 April, 1915, SS River Clyde about five minutes before beaching herself. ‘Destroyers standing by for first sweep – transports coming up.’

25 April, SS River Clyde about five minutes before beaching herself. ‘Destroyers standing by for first sweep – transports coming up.

A member of the 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment having a bath in the desert in preparation for returning to Gallipoli.

A member of the Australian Light Horse Regiment having a bath in the desert in preparation for returning to Gallipoli.

River Clyde used as a landing ship at V Beach Cape Helles Gallipoli on 25th April 1915 seen later in the campaign

River Clyde used as a landing ship at V Beach Cape Helles Gallipoli on April 1915 seen later in the campaign

Çanakkale Savaşı nedir? Çanakkale Savaşı hakkında bilgi, resimleri - Türkçe Bilgi

Ottoman Maxim machine gun position with German officers during the fighting at the Dardanelles, Turkey. The Ottoman Empire was an ally of the Central Powers (Germany and Austria-Hungary) in World War I.

The evacuation of the Bay of Suvla, Gallipoli campaign. World War I in Photos: Global Conflict - The Atlantic

Transports off Anzac Gallipoli under bombardment from Turkish guns on Ari Burnu on 25th April 1915

Shells bursting among the transports lying off Anzac Cove on the morning of the landing, Gallipoli, 25 April Australian War Memorial

Çanakkale savaşları. Türk topcusunun attıgı top mermisi Sedd'ül bahr bölgesindeki anzak yığınağına isabet ediyor

A Turkish shell bursting among the stores of the Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train, Suvla Bay, Gallipoli, September

Gallipoli 1915 August - Light Horse Brigade trenches / Popes Hill

Gallipoli 1915 August - Light Horse Brigade trenches / Popes Hill

THIS DAY IN WWI - MAY 6 1915 : Second Battle of Krithia, Gallipoli

Turkish prisoners being marched to a camp at Cape Helles,

These little fishing boats, which had been brought to Gallipoli originally to assist, unsuccessfully, in minesweeping operations in the Dardanelles, ...

These little fishing boats, which had been brought to Gallipoli originally to assist, unsuccessfully, in minesweeping operations in the Dardanelles, were kept on for the purpose of bringing ashore men and supplies.

Anzacs landing Anzac Cove 25th April 1915

ANZACs landing at Anzac Cove on Gallipoli April 1915

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