Dardanelles campaign

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the unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia

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Clews, Churchill's Dilemma: The Real Story Behind the Origins of the 1915 Dardanelles Campaign (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2010), 44.
It was here that she met my grandfather Robert Flavell after he was invalided out of the army as a result of wounds sustained in the Dardanelles campaign.
The Dardanelles campaign, the failed naval attempt to bypass deadlock in France and Flanders, sought to buttress Russia with equipment and keep it in the war.
In 1917, Tilly went to serve in Italy, nursing homecoming Italian soldiers from the disastrous Dardanelles campaign.
A display chest has been put together for the exhibition, detailing how Lt Capt Vass fought with the Sixth Battalion, the Manchester Regiment, and was involved in a number of momentous battles including the Dardanelles Campaign at Gallipoli, Turkey, in the winter of 1915-16 when the combined number of troops killed from both sides was half a million.
Whenever I think of moral issues like this, I think of the military disasters of World War I, and, in particular, the Dardanelles campaign in 1915 (which if successful would have facilitated communications with our ally Russia) where my great uncle private Joseph Heinrick fought with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, and was killed in action on August 10, 1915.
Bell shows Churchill to have been realistic and pragmatic about naval construction in the period before the First World War; not wholly and solely to blame for the disastrous outcome of the Dardanelles campaign of 1915; and capable of recognizing, even in political exile, that the battle of Jutland had been in fact a strategic victory for the British.
Gallipoli Dawn has been 21 years in the making and has been created by Ron Scamp to honour those who fought in the Dardanelles Campaign in 1915.
His publications include: Gallipoli: the medical war: the Australian Army medical services in the Dardanelles campaign (1993), Little by little: a centenary history of the RAAMC (2003), and Madness and the military: Australia's experience of the Great War (2006).
The director general of the Common wealth War Graves Commission, Richard Kellaway, undertook his first ever trip to Bulgaria last year, visiting war graves in Plodded and Sofia on the way back from a visit to Gallipoli in Turkey, the site of the tragic Dardanelles campaign that claimed half a million lives in World War 1.
Churchill's dilemma; the real story behind the origins of the 1915 Dardanelles Campaign.
Prior points out that many of the previous studies of the Dardanelles Campaign have focused disproportionally on the experiences of individual soldiers or particular units, and either fail to take into account the larger strategic situation or sentimentalize the experience based on a narrow understanding of the events.
What public figures will claim from the Dardanelles campaign as a fight for liberty, freedom and national independence, will sometimes stand in stark contrast to the King and Empire mottos engraved on innumerable monuments to the members of the first Australian Imperial Force.