Foreign News: Another Gallipoli

Last week fell the 25th anniversary of that grim dawn when 80,000 Allied troops started swarming ashore at the Dardanelles to storm the Turkish positions in the hills of Gallipoli. Stupid staff work and indecision spoiled that venture and cost some 9,000 casualties, but the man mostly blamed was Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, then as now First Lord of the Admiralty. Turkish and Allied troops, now fraternizing in the Near East, observed the occasion last week by exchanging salutations, especially Major General Bernard Cyril Freyberg, chief of the Anzac Command,* and Marshal Fervi...

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