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20 Remarkable Photos From Gallipoli

  • 1. Landing at Gallipoli, April 1915

    British troops on the V Beach during the Cape Helles landings.
    British troops on the V Beach during the Cape Helles landings.
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    British troops on the V Beach during the Cape Helles landings.

  • 2. Settling on the beaches

    One of the landing beaches at Gallipoli.
    One of the landing beaches at Gallipoli.
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    One of the landing beaches at Gallipoli.

  • 3. Maori soldier

    A Maori in the Apex trenches, 30 November 1915.
    A Maori in the Apex trenches, 30 November 1915.
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    A Maori soldier stands in the Apex trenches, 30 November 1915.

  • 4. Australians at Gallipoli

    Infantrymen and light horsemen in a trench on Walkers Ridge, Gallipoli.
    Infantrymen and light horsemen in a trench on Walkers Ridge, Gallipoli.
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    Infantrymen and light horsemen in a trench on Walkers Ridge, Gallipoli. The light horseman smoking in the background and the soldier in the foreground were father and son, 11 Trooper Andrew Powell Yeates, 9th Light Horse, aged 54 and 1103 Private James August Yeates, 3rd Australian General Hospital (AGH).

  • 5. Troops from around the world

    French Senegalese troops landing at Gallipoli, May 1915.
    French Senegalese troops landing at Gallipoli, May 1915.
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    French Senegalese troops landing at Gallipoli, May 1915.

  • 6. Indian troops and pack mule

    Indian driver loading a pack mule, Gallipoli, 1915.
    Indian driver loading a pack mule, Gallipoli, 1915.
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    Indian driver loading a pack mule, Gallipoli,1915.

  • 7. British traditions

    Officers of the Royal Naval Division enjoying a cup of tea at Gallipoli.
    Officers of the Royal Naval Division enjoying a cup of tea at Gallipoli.
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    Officers of the Royal Naval Division enjoying a cup of tea at Gallipoli.

  • 8. Resting in the trenches

    New Zealand soldiers resting in the trenches on Rhododendron Spur, Gallipoli, a few weeks after it was taken.
    New Zealand soldiers resting in the trenches on Rhododendron Spur, Gallipoli, a few weeks after it was taken.
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    New Zealand soldiers resting in the trenches on Rhododendron Spur, Gallipoli.

  • 9. Filtering water

    Filtering water before it is put into covered cans.
    Filtering water before it is put into covered cans.
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    Filtering water before it is put into covered cans.

  • 10. Home on Anzac beach

    'Splinter Villa' - home to two Australians on Anzac Beach.
    'Splinter Villa' - home to two Australians on Anzac Beach.
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    'Splinter Villa' - home to two Australians on Anzac Beach.

  • 11. Returning from leave

    New Zealanders return to Gallipoli after a rest on the island of Lemnos.
    New Zealanders return to Gallipoli after a rest on the island of Lemnos.
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    New Zealanders return to Gallipoli by boat after a rest on the island of Lemnos.

  • 12. A deceptive game of cricket

    Allied troops in the only game of cricket played on the peninsula during the campaign.
    Allied troops in the only game of cricket played on the peninsula during the campaign.
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    Allied troops in the only game of cricket played on the peninsula during the campaign.  It was an attempt to distract the Turks from the imminent departure of Allied troops.

  • 13. Baiting a sniper

    A soldier tries to get a Turkish sniper to reveal his position.
    A soldier tries to get a Turkish sniper to reveal his position.
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    A Royal Irish Fusilier attempts to draw the fire of a Turkish sniper to reveal his position, Gallipoli 1915.

  • 14. Sniper in action

    Trooper A M Maxwell sniping up Dead Man's Gully from Quinn's Post, Gallipoli.
    Trooper A M Maxwell sniping up Dead Man's Gully from Quinn's Post, Gallipoli.
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    Trooper A M Maxwell, 3rd Light Horse Regiment sniping up Dead Man's Gully from Quinn's Post, Gallipoli.

  • 15. Bayonet charge

    Posed photograph of Australian troops charging uphill with fixed bayonets, probably taken on Imbros or Lemnos, December 1915.
    Posed photograph of Australian troops charging uphill with fixed bayonets, probably taken on Imbros or Lemnos, December 1915.
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    Posed photograph showing Australian troops charging uphill with fixed bayonets, probably taken on Imbros or Lemnos, 17 December 1915.

  • 16. Aiding a Wounded Prisoner

    An Australian infantryman gives a drink to a wounded Turkish soldier.
    An Australian infantryman gives a drink to a wounded Turkish soldier.
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    An Australian infantryman gives a drink to a wounded Turkish soldier, Gallipoli 1915.

  • 17. Mobile medicine

    Surgery in progress at a Casualty Clearing Station in Gallipoli. The surgeon is removing a bullet from the patient’s right arm.
    Surgery in progress at a Casualty Clearing Station in Gallipoli. The surgeon is removing a bullet from the patient’s right arm.
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    Surgery in progress at a Casualty Clearing Station in Gallipoli. The surgeon is removing a bullet from the patient’s right arm.

  • 18. Frostbite victims

    Frost bitten soldiers after the frost at the end of November 1915.
    Frost bitten soldiers after the frost at the end of November 1915.
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    Frostbitten soldiers lying on straw in shelters constructed of biscuit boxes at a store dump at Suvla, Gallipoli, after the frost at the end of November 1915.

  • 19. Evacuation

    Evacuating guns and personnel from Suvla Point on rafts, December 1915.
    Evacuating guns and personnel from Suvla Point on rafts, December 1915.
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    Evacuating guns and personnel from Suvla Point on rafts, December 1915.

  • 20. Leaving Gallipoli

    Stores burning on the beach at 5am after the evacuation at Suvla.
    Stores burning on the beach at 5am after the evacuation at Suvla.
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    Stores burning on the beach at 5am after the evacuation at Suvla, photographed from HMS Cornwallis as it left Gallipoli.