Originally Posted by Kilgore
Yeah it was a significant battle, but a waste of good soldiers. Fighting an uphill battle was a turkeyshoot for turks. It showed that the brits did not care about dead colonials at all.
The Brits lost about 20,000 dead.
I am reading Gallipoli by Les Carlyon
at the moment. It's the best book I have read about the Dardanelles campaign.
It's a must read for all those interested in what Anzac Day is all about.