This year, the Turkish state has cynically planned commemorations of the battle of Gallipoli
on April 24in a new attempt to overshadow the Armenian genocide.
On Sunday, April 26, this year's Earlsdon Festival will be launched with a special event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers being billeted in Coventry (January 11-March 15 1915) and to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Gallipoli
(25 April 1915) where most of them would sadly lose their lives.
However, their youthful idealism is quickly eroded by the harsh reality of the conflict, and their friendship is tested to the very limits of endurance as they prepare for combat ahead of the pivotal battle of Gallipoli
I am not ordering you to attack; I am ordering you to die," Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is quoted as telling his troops in the 1915 battle of Gallipoli
The medal, the British Empire's highest award for gallantry in combat, was one of a lot of medals awarded to Capt Alfred Shout, Australia's most highly decorated soldier to serve during the Battle of Gallipoli
in Turkey in 1915 .
The event will also commemorate the Battle of Gallipoli
As dawn broke yesterday across the Aegean Sea, more than 10,000 Australians, New Zealanders and Turks gathered to sing hymns and pray for those lost in the First World War battle of Gallipoli
I had no idea in those days that I would someday be preparing a military study of the real battle of Gallipoli
and the Dardanelles.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- ystanbul will host the world premiere of a new work by contemporary Turkish composer Hasan Niyazi Tura this weekend, marking both the opening of this year's hotly anticipated 43rd ystanbul International Music Festival and the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli
during World War I.
NNA - Deputy Prime Minister Samir Moqbel and Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi represented Lebanon at the "Peace Conference" held in Turkey on the occasion of the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli
10 days from PS4,199pp (flights extra) It will be the centenary of the start of the Battle of Gallipoli
on April 25.
Thousands of Antipodeans, many of them young backpackers, gather every April at the historic Gallipoli peninsula to honour their ancestors killed in the 1915 battle of Gallipoli
, one of the bloodiest of World War I.
South Shields has a special link to the battle of Gallipoli
in Turkey through John Simpson Kirkpatrick, who was born in the South Tyneside town.
The story of Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick and his donkey, who ferried 300 wounded soldiers to safety during the battle of Gallipoli
in the First World War before he was shot dead, is legendary in his home town of South Shields.
ANKARA, Apr 26, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said that Turkey and Australia created a legacy of friendship and mutual respect, instead of a legacy of hatred and revenge after the Battle of Gallipoli